Allergen Management

1 Day Events, SOFHT Breakfast Club
10 Jan

The Reasons For Allergen Control  -  Impact on Consumers (Lynne Regent – Chief Executive, Anaphylaxis Campaign)

The importance of allergen control to those who are affected by severe food  allergies cannot be overestimated. Exposure can result in extreme and severe reactions and can even prove fatal. However this is not the whole story. Avoidance impacts on all aspects of the lives of sufferers and their families and carers. With its growing prevalence food allergy and the requirement for allergen control is becoming an increasingly important issue for food companies in every area of this industry.

This presentation will enable all participants to understand the impact of severe food allergy on the lives of individuals, the growing prevalence of this condition and how these impacts can be reduced. It will also explain the role of the Anaphylaxis Campaign and how this organisation can actively help food  companies to address these issues.

Practical Management and Control of Allergens (Peter Littleton – Technical Director, Klenzan Ltd)

Peter will cover the commonly employed factory management strategies for the control of allergens and minimising the risks of cross-contact between allergenic ingredients, including cleaning, segregation and training. He will also outline the currently available laboratory and on-site allergen test methods and critically  review the strengths and weaknesses of each system as well as discussing the use of non-specific hygiene monitoring systems, such as ATP, in the management and control of allergens.

Places are limited to 25 delegates to ensure that this remains an intimate and informative ½ day programme for all.

£35 + VAT (Members), £70 + VAT (Non-members),
£15 + VAT (Students) per delegate

9.00 am – 12.30 pm

SOFHT Training Room, The Granary, Middleton House Farm, Tamworth Road, Middleton, Staffs, B78 2BD

Continental Breakfast Buffet and certificate of attendance are included in the price.

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