Food Safety

AllergenSafe - Allergen Awareness for Food Service (AS-FS-EN)

Course Title: AllergenSafe Allergen Awareness Course

Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours

Course Description:

The AllergenSafe Allergen Awareness Course is designed to equip food service professionals with the essential knowledge and skills needed to handle food allergens effectively and ensure a safe dining environment for all guests. This comprehensive course covers the following key topics:

Understanding Food Allergies: Gain insights into what food allergies are, how they differ from intolerances and sensitivities, and the immune system’s role in allergic reactions.

Prevalence and Impact: Learn about the prevalence of food allergies and their significant impact on individuals' health, lifestyle, and well-being.

Identifying Common Allergens: Recognize the most common food allergens that cause over 90% of allergic reactions and understand their sources.

Allergen Labeling: Understand the legal requirements and best practices for allergen labeling on menus and packaged foods. Learn to recognize allergen advisory statements and verify allergen information.

Handling Allergens in Food Service: Master techniques for preventing cross-contact, communicating allergen information to kitchen staff, and ensuring allergen-safe food preparation and service.

Emergency Response: Prepare to respond swiftly and effectively to allergic reactions, including recognizing symptoms and administering emergency medications like epinephrine.

By the end of this 1.5-hour course, participants will be better equipped to manage food allergens in a food service environment, enhance customer safety, and provide exceptional service to guests with dietary needs. Join us in creating a safer and more inclusive dining experience for everyone.

Version Date: 2024/06/03

  • AllergenSafe - Allergen Awareness for Food Service
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever