The Food Information to Consumers (FIC) Regulation requires that certain food allergens be specifically highlighted in the ingredients list on a food label. Food allergens also need to be declared for loose foods so caterers and retailers need to have accurate allergen information available for each food product and menu item.
EU legislation has identified the 14 most common food allergens in Europe and requires that they and their derivatives are highlighted on food labels . It is important that manufacturers and retailers apply allergen risk assessment and controls to these ingredients throughout the production process.
The allergens are:
We can work with caterers to gather the necessary food allergen information in a suitable format to help team members and customers with allergies. We can also carry out food allergen risk assessments should you wish to make an allergen-free claim.