UK Food Allergy Awareness
It is estimated that approximately ten deaths each year occur in the UK due to a food allergy induced anaphylactic shock. Many people suffer various types of minor to severe reactions to food allergies. Eating out is considered the biggest risk for food allergy sufferers, and caterers or catering establishments that prepare, cook or serve non-prepacked (loose) or prepacked food, must adhere to the labelling regulations to enable customers to make informed choices. This course examines the types of reactions and symptoms suffered by those who experience food allergies, in addition to detailing the 14 regulated food allergens that cause these reactions. The course also looks at different dietary requirements and methods that can help reduce the risk of a person suffering an allergic reaction on your premises.
Length: 30 minutes