It is estimated that around 2 million people suffer from food allergies in the UK
A restaurant’s owner, was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter and sentenced to six years in prison after serving a curry containing peanuts to a customer with a peanut allergy.

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Food Allergy Awareness Training

Food allergy is an abnormal response to a food triggered by the body’s immune system. Once exposed to an allergen the allergic person can suffer mild to life threatening reactions and in some rare cases death.

All food businesses and food handlers have a legal responsibility to ensure that they understand which foods may trigger an allergic reaction, how these foods should be correctly labelled and declared, and the control measures they can use to prevent contamination from allergenic ingredients.

Course Summary

  • This Food Allergy Awareness course has been developed by food safety professionals to help managers, supervisors and food handlers understand their legal responsibilities, identify and understand the fourteen listed food allergens. Their risk to consumers and how to control them.


Entry Requirements

  • Basic level of English 


Course duration

  • 1 day


  • A 30 minute assessment is taken at the end of the day.

  • Assessment consists of 30 multiple choice questions.

  • Successful candidates will need to achieve 80% or more.



  • On successful completion of the course, you will receive a digital Food Allergy Awareness Training certificate from OnSite-24/7 (laminated certificates and in-house certificates with your company logo displayed are available upon request

Course Outline

  • Know law and legislation requirements

    • Food Information for Consumers regulation

    • General Food Law Regulation 178/2002

    • Food safety Act 1990

    • Civil Law

  • What is a food allergen and a food intolerance 

    • The 14 named food allergens,

  • The effects and symptoms of an allergic reaction

    • Anaphylaxis 

  • In The factory

    • Staff​

    • Ingredients

    • Packaging

    • Cleaning

    • Storage

    • Monitoring & Review

    • Production

  • On the label

  • In the restaurant

    • Chinese

    • Indian

    • Mediterranean

    • Deli Counter 

  • Providing allergen information

    • Gluten free​

    • Low gluten free

  • Case studies.








Milk (lactose)

Cereals (gluten)






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