About the Online Food Allergen Awareness Class

You have likely found this course because of a requirement by an employer to complete a Food Allergen Awareness Class. This program contains meaningful content informed by standards, information, and data published by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Public Health Departments and Universities. Many employers require that their workers complete this training on initial assignment, at least every three years thereafter, and when new or modified tasks or procedures may increase the likelihood of preparing food, handling food, and/or identifying known allergies with customers.

The Food Allergen Awareness Class may also be known by one of the following names:

Time Requirement

The Food Allergen Awareness Class is offered with a minimum time requirement of one (1) hour. A timer is provided to help you keep track of time spent within the course. You may start and stop the Food Allergen Awareness Class as often as you'd like and your progress will be saved each time. The entire Food Allergen Awareness Class can be completed online and does not require you to call a staff member or visit an office to complete the program.

Course Topics

The Food Allergen Awareness Class is presented in fifteen (15) separate sections which address the following topics:

  1. Food Allergens
  2. What Foods Can Cause Allergic Reactions?
  3. Allergic Reaction Prevention
  4. Who Needs to Identify Guests with Allergies?
  5. How to Seat Guests Known to Have Allergies
  6. Special Order Process
  7. Self-Service Stations and Workstations
  8. How to Read Food Labels
  9. Receiving and Storing Food
  10. Food Preparation
  11. Steps to Take When Receiving an Allergen Order in the Kitchen
  12. How to Respond to an Allergic Reaction
  13. Food Allergy Policy
  14. Example Food Allergy Policy
  15. Resources and References

Certificate of Completion

At course completion a certificate of completion and wallet card will be instantly available for download and sent to you by email. If you provide your employer's information, the certificate and wallet card will also be emailed to your employer immediately upon course completion.

We guarantee that the certificate of completion will be accepted. If, for any reason, the certificate is not accepted, we will provide a full refund.

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