Compatible Devices: Computer, tablet, and smartphone (Android, iOS)
Teaching Methods: Interactive activities, audio, video, full-text, etc.
Available Languages: English, Español
Length: 40 Minutes
This Food Allergens Essentials training program is ANSI Accredited
The purpose of the Food Allergens Essentials training program is to prepare food workers to control food allergens in the workplace.
This program has been designed for food workers, which are generally understood as individuals working in the food service industry in non-managerial roles. This program will provide training and testing relevant to the major food allergens identified by the FDA, identifying allergens in the workplace, communicating with customers and coworkers, and preventing cross-contact.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the eight major food allergens that cause 90% of food allergen-related hospitalizations in the United States.
- Identify food allergen cross-contact risks and identify methods for preventing cross-contact in the workplace through cleaning and sanitizing, good personal hygiene, and controlling the flow of food.
Determine how to communicate information regarding food allergen ingredients and allergen-related special orders to the manager, other employees, and the customer.
- Identify the most common symptoms of allergic reactions to food and how to respond if one occurs in the workplace.