All food businesses have a legal obligation to produce safe food and food that will not harm ‘at-risk’ consumers. An Allergen Management Program template is a system that serves to identify, control, educate and communicate the risk and presence of food allergens in your business, from raw materials through to finished products.
An effective allergen management program can mean the difference in ensuring that your food business produces food that will not harm the ‘at-risk’ consumer. There are many different components that need to be considered when developing an allergen management program for your food business.
The key areas include:
This compliance program provides the foundation framework to further build upon. You may amend the program to suit your own food business in the context of relevant legal, certification or customer requirements.
Resources and Tools
The Allergen Management Program template includes the following resources and tools to assist your food safety, legal and 3rd party certification compliance.
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This document is the foundation of your compliance program. It provides policy and direction on how your food business will control and manage allergens.
There is no need to re-invent the wheel when you can use our procedures, templates and forms that have proved to be audit and compliance friendly.
- Raw Material Risk Assessment
- Production Schedule
- Allergen Finished Product and Line Identification
- Label Application Check
- Pre-operational GMP Checks
- Risk Assessment Food Allergens in Vending Machines
- Label Review
- Destruction of Obsolete Packaging
- Training Attendance
- Allergen Identification, Storage and Segregation
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- An Introduction to Allergen Management
- Gluten Awareness
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Frequently Asked Questions
This program is a single licence only. If you wish to implement at multiple sites, please purchase an additional licence(s).
The requirements outlined in different GFSI recognized standards eg. SQF, BRC, FSSC, have provided guidance on the development of this program template.