We have compiled this set of trusted educational resources to support teaching and training about food allergens.
- IFST Food Allergy Information Statement
- IFST Food Allergy Fact Sheet
Food Standards Agency (FSA)
- Food allergy and intolerance online interactive training [revised 2020 to include PPDS], for local authorities and businesses
- Allergy training for food businesses: online food allergy training and e-learning resources for food businesses
- Food labelling e-learning course
- Root Cause Analysis (RCA) training
Food Standards Scotland (FSS)
- ‘MenuCal’ tool for foodservice, hospitality and catering. Free and easy-to-use by food businesses to provide information about the calories and allergens in their dishes, to help customers to make informed choices
- Food allergen labelling and information requirements technical guidance
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
- CODEX Code Of Practice On Food Allergen Management For Food Business Operators (CXC 80-2020)
- Ad hoc Joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation on Risk Assessment of Food Allergens Part 2: Review and establish threshold levels in foods of the priority allergens
Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)
- Short e-seminar intended to familiarise the viewer with the concepts of food allergen risk assessment and specifically with the risks from unintended allergen presence.
- Food Allergens Risk Assessment Part 2
- This e-seminar was compiled by Benjamin C Remington, PhD, and follows on from the e-seminar, “An Introduction to Food Allergen Risk Assessment"
- Risk Management for Food Allergy (2014): book developed by a team of scientists and industry professionals who understand the importance of allergen risk assessment and presents practical, real-world guidance for food manufacturers. Edited by C Bernhard Madsen, R Crevel, C Mills, S Taylor ISBN 978-0-12-381988-8 Elsevier Inc. Academic Press
- Gluten-free legislation: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 828/2014: on the requirements for the provision of information to consumers on the absence or reduced presence of gluten in food
Government Chemist (LGC)
- Allergy Action provides information to help allergic people choose food and travel safely as well as advice and training in food allergen risk management
- A charity providing support, advice and information for those living with allergic disease. They have produced downloadable fact sheets on several types of food allergy