Food manufacture

Allergens in Food Manufacture

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

This course is ideal for all people working or have the potential to work in food manufacture, as it gives the learner in-depth knowledge of allergens and how to control them. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Identify the key features of a food allergy, intolerance, and coeliac disease
  • List the symptoms of food allergies
  • State the symptoms of anaphylaxis shock
  • Classify the types of food allergies
  • List the fourteen main allergens
  • Understand allergen identification
  • Recognise the correct labelling of allergens
  • Understand the importance of allergen training
  • State what is included in allergen training
  • Understand the control of ingredients containing allergens
  • Identify the importance of packing and storing allergens correctly
  • Understand the importance of cleaning and prevention of cross contamination
  • Describe what is involved in an allergen risk assessment
  • Outline the procedures which help to manage allergens and prevent cross contamination
  • Recognise action taken from allergen recalls and withdrawals