Food Allergy Online Training

An Introduction to the Most Common Food Allergies.

  • ANSI Accredited
  • 1 Hour, Mobile Friendly
  • 25 Multiple Choice Final Exam
  • Printable Certificate - Valid 3 Years

Food Allergy Training Course

Basics of Food Allergen Training for the Food Handler. A self-paced online training course covering the most common food allergies, symptoms and prevention.

Online Food Allergy Training

Our course is a great introduction for food handlers everywhere. Learn about the most common food allergies, food allergy symptoms and the steps to protect your customers.


Online Food Allergy Training Program

$14.95 - No Discount Code Needed - Enroll Now!

Mobile Friendly Course!

ANSI Accredited - 1267 - ASTME2659 Certificate Issuer

This training meets the 2018 Illinois Department of Pubic Health Allergen Awareness Course & Exam requirement.
Mandatory Compliance by July 1, 2018.

This course will provide an introduction to the basics of food allergies and how, as an employee in the food service industry, to protect your customers. Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although most food allergies cause mild symptoms, some food allergies can cause severe reactions, and may even be life-threatening.

There is no cure for food allergies. Total avoidance of food allergens, early recognition, and management of allergic reactions to food are important for preventing serious health consequences.

The Basics of Food Allergies Training course is necessary for food handlers and providers who want to safeguard their customers, co-workers, and others from potential harm due to food allergies.

Food Allergy Training - Course Features

Our online food allergy course is an interactive course for the best user experience and information retention. The course has full audio narration but also printed text in case you do not have speakers. Training is available 24x7 .

Works on Computers, Tablets & Mobile Phones:

Our training course work on all devices including: smart phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs. If needed, you can conveniently switch back and forth between your phone (or tablet) and your computer, while taking the online course.

Self-Paced Training:

This course is about 1 hour long. Once you start your course, you can train at your own pace. You can log in and out of your training account but your place in the course will be saved. You will have 1 year to complete your course.

Printable Certificate:

After successfully completing this course & passing the final exam you will be able to immediately print your official certificate.

100% Pass Guarantee:

We offer a 100% pass guarantee, which means if you fail the final exam, you will be enrolled for a new course at no charge.

Please Note:

This online course does not provide any continuing education units or academic credits.

Food Allergy Training - Learning Objectives

Our Basics of Food Allergies Training course will introduce you to topics related to preventing food allergies in the food service industry. Food allergies can be very dangerous and cause severe illness, even death. This program will guide you through the industry best-practices with regard to preventing allergic reactions and how to deal with food allergy emergencies.

Our Basics of Food Allergies Training consists of 5 units of instruction and a final exam. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.

Unit 1 - Introduction

What is a Food Allergy?
Immune System Reaction
Other Food Reactions
True Food Allergies in Adults
Why Food Allergies Can Be Dangerous
Unit 1: Test Your Knowledge

Unit 2 - Food Allergy Symptoms

Mild Reactions
Severe Reactions
Responding to an Allergic Reaction
Unit 2: Test Your Knowledge

Unit 3 - 8 Major Food Allergens and the Symptoms

Peanuts
Tree Nuts
Fish
Shellfish
Milk
Eggs
Soy
Wheat
Unit 3: Test Your Knowledge

Unit 4 - FDA Food Labeling

FALCPA of 2004
Communicating with Customers
Unit 4: Test Your Knowledge

Unit 5 - Cross Contamination

Examples of Cross Contamination
Indirect Cross Contamination
Avoiding Cross Contamination
Unit 5: Test Your Knowledge

Final Exam

25 multiple-choice questions.
Passing score of 68% required

Food Allergy Training - Certificate of Completion

Your certificate is available to print or save immediately after you complete the course. It will be emailed to the email address on file and is also accessible by logging into your account.

If you do not have printer, you will have the option to have the card mailed to for $5.00. You can select this option at checkout

Your printable certificate includes 3 parts: a Certificate of Completion, a wallet card, and a part for your employer to keep on file.

Your certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion. Check with your local jurisdiction to find out if there are local laws regarding food allergy certificates.

ANSI Food Allergy Training Accreditation

This Food Allergy Training certificate program is accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) against the ASTM E2659 standard. Our approval number is 1267. View Diversys Learning Inc's ANSI Accredited courses here.

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