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