Food Allergens Essentials

ANAB Accredited
  • Course Length: 60 minutes (Start and stop as needed)
  • Test Attempts: 2
  • Passing Grade: 70%
  • Format: Online
  • Prerequisites:
    To get your food allergen training certificate, simply watch the training videos and pass the test.
  • Compatible Devices: Computer, tablet, and smartphone (Android, iOS)
  • Available Languages: English, Español
    Choose your language after purchase.
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Special Instructions

Your local jurisdiction may have other requirements; check with your local authority.


Who needs Food Allergens Essentials training in Colorado?

It is highly advisable for food workers, food managers and any employee who handles food to participate in allergy awareness training. This program is ideal for individuals engaged in various food-related activities, such as handling, preparing, serving, selling or distributing food for human consumption. This includes tasks like bussing tables or washing dishes.

What will I learn in Food Allergens Essential training?

Our training program is designed specifically for food managers and workers, focusing on protecting customers from FDA-recognized food allergens. The topics covered include identifying allergens, communicating allergy information effectively and implementing strategies to prevent cross-contact.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify major food allergens
  • Identify food allergen cross-contact risks
  • Identify methods for preventing cross-contact
  • Determine how to communicate information about food allergen ingredients and allergen-free orders to co-workers and customers
  • Identify symptoms of allergic reactions and how to respond if one occurs in the workplace.

How do I get my Colorado food allergen certificate?

After you complete Food Allergens Essentials training and achieve a passing score on the test, you can instantly download your certificate.

To obtain a Colorado food allergen certificate, enroll in our ANAB-accredited training course. Train online at your own pace and achieve a score of at least 70% on the final exam.

Our online training modules offer an interactive learning experience with engaging activities and video demonstrations. The courses are available in English and Spanish, ensuring inclusivity for learners in Colorado. Opting for online Food Allergy Awareness training in Colorado provides a convenient and effective way to gain knowledge about food allergies and how to safeguard customers from allergic reactions.

Please remember to verify local training requirements, as regulations for food allergen training may vary by county or city. You can check with your employer or local health department for more information.

How long is my Colorado food allergen certificate valid?

This certificate is valid for two years.

How do I renew my Food Allergens Essentials certificate?

You must retake the Food Allergens Essentials training course and test to renew your certificate. If you need to print a new copy of your current certificate, log into your account and navigate to the Certificates section. From there, you can select View to access and print your Food Allergens Essentials certificate.

What is a food allergen certificate?

The certificate issued upon completion of the Food Allergens Essentials course serves as proof of your successful completion of training and signifies that you comprehend the essential principles of preventing food-related allergic reactions.

Why is it essential to take food allergen training?

Food allergen training is essential for many important factors, including safety, compliance, customer satisfaction, reputation and personal development. It is vital in ensuring dining safety, legal compliance, building customer trust and fostering career progression.