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Earn Your Food Allergen
Awareness Certificate

In the food processing industry, food manufacturers are responsible for preventing cross-contact and contamination of food products that could result in allergic reactions. One of the best ways to ensure food safety in your facility is by investing in food allergen training and gaining an in-depth understanding of food intolerances and allergies. In our food allergen program, participants learn about important topics such as safe food preparation and food labelling. This helps to prevent the risk of allergic reactions due to food processed at your establishment.

Topics Covered in the Food Allergen Awareness Course
for the Food Processing Industry

This course covers a variety of food allergen topics, including:
  • Introduction To Food Allergies
  • Personal Hygiene

  • Food Intolerance & Sensitivity

  • Allergen Management

  • Food Safety & Quality

  • Anaphylactic Reactions

  • Cross Contact & Cross-Contamination

  • Employee & Manager Training
  • Effects Of Allergens On The
    Human Body

  • Communicating With

  • Food Allergen Labeling

  • Responsibilities of
    Food Processors

  • Where Errors Can Occur

Canada’s #1 Best Value Food Processing Allergy Training Provider

Join the thousands of food processing and food safety professionals who have earned their food allergen certification from the Canadian Food Safety’s Food Allergen Awareness – Food Processing course. Canadian Food Safety is proud to be Canada’s top food allergen certification provider with our industry-specific certification courses.

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Interactive Presentation

Participants can take advantage of Canadian Food Safety’s fully narrated interactive courses. This course offers audio, video, photos, games and quizzes to make the learning experience engaging for all learners.

24/7 Online Access

Our food allergen course is available online and can be accessed 24/7 on any device, whenever and wherever it is most convenient for you. Complete the course on your own time and earn your certificate from the comfort of your home or workplace.

Unlimited Exam Attempts

Don’t worry about failing the course. Our courses offer unlimited exam attempts at no additional charge. Participants can complete the exam as many times as they need to earn a passing grade and food allergen certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are a number of ways that people in the food industry can control allergens, including proper food labelling, personal hygiene, preventing cross-contact, and more. Register for a Canadian Food Safety Allergen Awareness Certification course to learn more about how you can control allergens at your food establishment.

In a food processing facility, it is important to exercise extra caution when processing foods with the following ingredients: 

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

Register for our food allergy training for the food processing industry course to learn more.

Cross-contamination of food allergens in a food processing facility could develop into the following allergic reactions:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Swelling of the tongue and lips 
  • Throat tightness
  • Hives 
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Coughing and wheezing 
  • Nasal congestion
  • Chest pain 
  • Dizziness
  • Weak pulse 

Register for our Food Allergen Awareness course to learn more about preventing exposure that could lead to these symptoms.

A food allergy can cause reactions in the immune system that affect organs in the body, whereas food intolerance is often associated with less severe symptoms such as digestive issues.