Allergen Refresher for Food Manufacturing

Allergen Refresher for Food Manufacturing

Does your facility produce products with multiple types of allergens? 30% of all recalls stem from problems around allergen labeling. 3rd party audit certification bodies like SQF and BRC now require employees to undergo yearly training to meet their specifications around allergen training. Participation in this refresher is one way to meet those requirements. In this 1 hour allergen refresher course participants will learn about basic allergen control policies and procedures. A 5 question knowledge check, provided by BioNetwork, is included to evaluate participant understanding. 

Audience

From production operators to management

Topics Include

  • 8 major allergens identified by FDA
  • Allergen affect of susceptible consumers
  • Allergen control procedures
  • Undeclared allergens
  • Allergen Cross Contamination

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the 8 major allergens (FDA) 
  • Understand the importance of allergen control procedures 
    • Sanitation
    • Labeling 
  • Understand concepts of allergen cross contact
  • Understand allergen concepts around allergen cross contamination and storage of allergenic ingredients
Allergen Refresher for Food Manufacturing

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Level: Beginner

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Delivery Options

Face-to-Face
Delivered in a classroom or lab setting.

College Options

Colleges that are able to offer this course.