Basics of Food Allergy Training

An Introduction to the Most Common Food Allergens.

  • 1 hour, Self-Paced Online Course
  • Mobile Friendly
  • Printable Certificate of Completion

Food Allergy Basics Course

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

Food Allergy Basics
Online 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.


The Basics of Food Allergy Online Course

$10.00 - No Discount Code Needed - Enroll Now!

Mobile Friendly Course!

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 - and early recognition and management of allergic reactions to food - are important for preventing serious health consequences.

The Food Allergy Basics 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.

Basics of Food Allergy - Course Features

Our online food allergy course is a SCORM based interactive course with full audio narration and engaging real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention.

Our course is about 1 hour long and is available in English.

Once you create an account you can log in from any computer* and train any time, anywhere.

You have 6 months from enrollment to complete this course. You can log in and out of your training account and your place in the course will be saved.

After successfully completing this course and the 20 multiple choice question final exam, you will be able to print your certificate from your own printer.

This course is Mobile Friendly and will work on most devices.

Basics of Food Allergy - Course Outline

Our Basics of Food Allergy 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 Allergy 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
Food Allergies Can Be Dangerous
Unit 1 Quiz

Unit 2 - Food Allergy Symptoms

Mild Reactions
Severe Reactions
Responding to an Allergic Reaction
Unit 2 Quiz

Unit 3 - 8 Major Food Allergens

Milk
Eggs
Peanuts
Tree Nuts
Soy
Wheat
Fish
Shellfish
Unit 3 Quiz

Unit 4 - FDA Food Labeling

FALCPA of 2004
Communicating with Customers
Unit 4 Quiz

Unit 5 - Cross Contamination

Examples of Cross Contamination
Indirect of Cross Contamination
Avoiding of Cross Contamination
Unit 5 Quiz

Final Exam

20 multiple-choice questions.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successfully completing our Basics of Food Allergy training course and final exam, you will be able to immediately print your certificate of completion. It will also be emailed to you.

If you lose your Basics of Food Allergy Certificate, you can log back into your account and print additional copies.