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Earn Your Food Allergen
Awareness Certificate

Food allergen awareness is more than just professional development. Anyone responsible for processing, handling, or preparing food has the legal responsibility to serve food that is safe and do everything possible to prevent cross-contact that could lead to allergy symptoms and anaphylactic reactions.

Canadian Food Safety Allergen Awareness Certification courses are the best way to earn the knowledge you need to prevent the risk of cross-contamination and allergic reactions at your food business.

Industry-Specific Food Allergen Training Courses

Depending on the food industry, there is different information that you need to know regarding food allergens and food intolerances. That’s why Canadian Food Safety is proud to offer industry-specific certification courses so you can gain the knowledge you need to prevent a food allergy reaction.

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Food Allergen Certification for Restaurants, Catering & Retail

This food allergen certification course provides allergen awareness training for those in the food service industry, including restaurant, catering, and retail staff. The course covers allergen awareness specific to food service establishments and how to safely prepare food and handle food for allergic customers.

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Food Allergen Certification for Schools & Childcare Facilities

This food safety training course provides school and childcare staff with information on food allergens and best practices to prevent cross-contamination when preparing and handling food for children. Completion of the course helps school and childcare employees gain a better understanding of food allergies in youth.

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Food Allergen Certification for Food Processing Industry

This online food allergen certification course provides food processing personnel with information on food allergens and guidelines on how to prevent cross-contamination when processing food. The course covers allergen awareness specific to food processing businesses and how to avoid cross-contamination when processing food.

Canada’s #1 Food Allergy
Training Certificate Provider

Join the thousands of people who have earned their food allergen awareness certification from Canadian Food Safety’s Food Allergen Awareness courses. Canadian Food Safety is proud to be Canada’s top food allergen certification provider with our industry-specific certification courses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A food allergen certificate demonstrates that you have a strong understanding of food allergens and how to prevent allergic reactions when preparing, handling, and processing food for public consumption.

Our food allergen certificates are valid across Canada for a period of 3 years from the date of issue.

Yes, SafeCheck® certification courses are offered online to help those with a busy schedule gain the food allergen awareness they need. The courses can be accessed via a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device.  

Understanding food allergens is an important aspect of food allergy awareness. Here are some of the most common food allergens. Register for one of our SafeCheck® Food Allergen Awareness courses to learn more. 

  • Nuts, including peanuts, tree nuts, pecans, almonds, walnuts, etc. 
  • Crustacean shellfish, including shrimp, crab, lobster 
  • Wheat
  • Soybeans