Unraveling the Mystery of Food Allergies and Intolerances

It is estimated the 12 million people have some type of food allergy or hypersensitivity.  Food allergies can be life threatening.  Do you know the differences between a food allergy and food intolerance? How are they diagnosed?  Can you lose weight on a gluten free diet? How can I train my staff to prepare, identify and serve safe food for individuals with food allergies? What are the laws governing food allergies?

Whether you work in a hospital, school, nursing home or congregate meal site, your clients will include individuals requiring a diet tailored to treat a food allergy or intolerance.  Join us and increase your understanding of this important issue.

  • Define food intolerances & food allergies & understand the adverse health effects arising from a true allergy
  • Develop food preparation & menu identification methods addressing food allergies & food intolerances
  • Educate and train staff on sanitation methods & the dangers of cross –contamination when preparing specific foods

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