Changes in the EU Food Information Regulations (FIR) 1169/2011 were introduced in 2011, the food service industry was required to be compliant by the 13 December 2014, however there are still many food service businesses who are yet to implement the appropriate policies, procedures or training.
Are you aware of the changes? And how they affect your business?
Working closely with you, Food Allergy Aware can provide advice on food allergy awareness, assessing your current procedures and updating these to ensure cross-contamination issues for allergens are addressed. We can arrange for the testing of allergens within products and the equipment used to prepare allergen friendly goods to ensure if statements and declarations are made they can be substantiated.
We are also able to advise on product development within the free from community
The regulations covers business operators at all stages of food chain concerning provision of information to consumers
- Food intended for final consumer
- Foods delivered to mass caterers
- Foods intended for supply to mass caterers
Any establishment serving food to the general masses will need to provide a list of ingredients# for all food stuffs sold packaged or loose highlighting all allergens as listed in Annex II of the EU Regulation 1169/2011.
# Allergenic foods to be indicated with words and numbers.
Food Allergy Aware can guide you through these changes either by offering a full consultancy service or providing workshops to guide you in using specification sheets to ensure you are compliant.
In addition to offering consultancy solutions, we have a range of other training and auditing products which can be found on our services page.
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Do you serve food or drink? Then find out more about your obligations with regard the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation 1169/2011 from the Food Standards Agency click here for more details
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