If you work in food service, catering or restaurants, then one of the most serious considerations you are responsible for is management of allergens and the proper delivery of information to customers to help them make informed decisions about what they consume.
In the UK, 10 people die every year from serious food allergies. Many allergy sufferers also have asthma, meaning they are more likely to suffer severe reactions to food. The yearly death toll of 15,000 for asthma sufferers, possibly includes a number of deaths that were onset by food allergies.
For multi-site operators, who may struggle to control safety standards across many sites, Venners Compliance can help. We provide a simple allergen management and standards checking service, which flags up any non-compliance, training shortfalls, problems with allergen literature and holes in protocol.