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REHIS Allergy Awareness

This is a past event.

From 10:00 to 13:30 on 14th October 2019

Hibernian Community Foundation, Hibernian Football Stadium EH7 5QG

Cost: £37.50

REHIS Food Allergy Awareness Training
The Food Allergy Awareness Training Course* is a professionally and nationally recognised certificated course which aims to raise awareness of issues around allergies, coeliac disease & intolerances and of how to cater for sufferers in a variety of contexts. It is now a legal requirement** that caterers provide correct information about what is in food to consumers and this interesting and useful course, delivered by our highly experienced trainers, is suitable for all who work in the provision of food.

What is covered by this course?

Understand the needs of people with allergies, intolerances and coeliac disease and the challenges of choosing suitable food in various contexts
Know which foods are most likely to cause reactions
Understand about related conditions such as asthma, eczema and allergic rhinitis
Gain insight into the needs of particular groups - babies, young children, teenagers and older people
Know how to choose, prepare and serve suitable food for somebody with a food allergy, coeliac disease or intolerance
Understand environmental allergy risks in the workplace
Understand allergen management and available resources
Who is this course for?

Restaurants, cafes, community cafes, hotels, nurseries, schools, community centres, carers, hospitals and anyone working in the provision of food
(Please note that Allergy Action require attendees to bring photographic I.D.)

*This Allergy Action Course is accredited by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS). Edinburgh Community Food is an approved REHIS training centre.

** EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation No. 1169/2011

Health & Social Care
Local Authority Area
City of Edinburgh Council
Edinburgh Community Food