Food Hygiene - Allergens

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Anyone dealing with food needs to know how to do it safely and hygienically so it's safe to eat. This course gives you the skills required to prevent a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.

You will learn:

  • What having an allergy means and the law on allergens in loose food.
  • What the 14 allergens are and where they can be commonly found, including drinks.
  • What the customer needs to know and how we must clearly communicate it.
  • How to record ingredients information for food prepared on site.
  • How to spot a severe allergic reaction, what to do and what the difference with a food intolerance is.
  • How to recognise and manage fatigue in yourself and others.
  • How to understand and act upon wellbeing issues.
  • Influencing and negotiation skills to create a safety culture.

We recommend this course is combined with the following to help you comply with food hygiene regulations:

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Rating 3.09
Rating number 1,132
Core sector Hospitality, Retail
Sub-sector Restaurant, Hotel, Quick Service Restaurant, Pub/bar, Catering, Events, Health, Grocery
Business outcomes Compliance
Skill type Health and Safety
Job type Kitchen, Food and Beverage, Customer Assistant, Sales Assistant, Front of House
Author Upskill People

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