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Managing food allergens

Course Overview

A significant number of consumers are either directly affected by a food allergy or intolerance or believe themselves to be at risk. The legal duties placed on food manufacturers go beyond simply placing a "May contain" disclaimer on the label.

This seminar will help delegates to understand the risks associated with food allergens, positive steps that can be taken to manage these risks as part of a HACCP system together with the legal duties regarding food labelling.

Who should attend?

This course will be suitable for anyone working in a food business with responibility for the production, handling and distribution of food. 

What is the cost?

The cost of £250 + vat includes lunch, refreshments, comprehensive course notes and a certificate of attendance.

What is the programme?

The seminar starts at 10:00 and ends at 16:00 and includes the following topics:

09:30  Registration/Coffee

10:00  Introduction

10:15  Food allergens and intolerances    Risk    

10:45  What's the risk? 

11:15  Coffee

11:30  Key steps in allergen control in food manufacturing

13:00  Lunch

13:45  Allergen labelling

15:00  Coffee

15:15  Practical workshop

16:00  Close


Who is the Tutor?

Dr Andy Bowles - Andy is a specialist food law solicitor who has years of experience gained as a Quality Assurance Manager in the dairy industry and as Acting Head of Environmental Health at a London Borough. He has lectured extensively on food law matters on behalf of the Food Standards Agency.

Where is the training taking place?

The seminar will be held in the ABC Food Law Executive box at Norwich City Football Club, Carrow Road, Norwich. There is free on site parking and the venue is a short walk from Norwich station (London Liverpool St 1 hr 50 mins)

How do I book?

Please click on the "Book" tab above. Payment is by invoice after the course has been delivered.

Where can I find out more information?

Please contact our Office Manager, Lynn Gallant on 01603 274486 or lynn.gallant@abcfoodlaw.co.uk and she will be happy to help.

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