Food Allergy Awareness
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Food Allergy Awareness

Updated May 29, 2024
Course Description

Course Description

This engaging course will provide excellent understanding of the impact food allergies have on a person, how to ensure businesses adhere to the legal requirements, what those requirements are, what type of foods can cause a reaction, and how to help someone who is suffering. 

The course is split into two modules, the first focusing on the causes and effects of a food allergy, and the second module focusing on safety and law. After completing the course you will have a thorough understanding of food allergies, and what your role is in preventing a reaction it and following regulations.

In this course you will learn:

  • What a food allergy is
  • How to identify an allergic reaction
  • What foods are most likely to cause a reaction
  • The dangers of hidden food allergens
  • What food intolerance is
  • The current regulation in regard to allergen information for pre-packed and unpackaged foods
  • Some rules to implement in order to comply with these regulations
  • Ways to avoid cross-contact
  • How to prepare for, spot, and respond to anaphylaxis
  • How to respond when you don't know if a reaction is allergy or asthma

Who is this course for?

This food allergy awareness course is aimed at food handlers and anyone working in a role that involves contact with food, or the management of such people.

Course Duration

30 minutes