Regular Courses in Cambridge and in-house training offered nationwide for food handlers to understand the requirements and good practices when with dealing with sufferers of food allergy or intolerance

Table of common food allergens

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Celery

This includes the celery stalks, leaves, seeds and the root.

 

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Cereals containing gluten

 
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Crustaceans

 
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Eggs

 
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Fish

 
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Lupin

Lupin is a flower, but it is also sometimes found in flour and is sometimes used in bread, pastries and pasta.

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Milk

 
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Molluscs

 
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Mustard

 
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Nuts (Tree Nuts)

 
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Peanuts

 
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Sesame Seeds

These are found commonly in bread, usually sprinkled on buns such as hamburger buns, bread sticks, houmous, sesame oil and tahini.

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Soya

 
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Sulphur Dioxide (Sulphites)

This is an ingredient often used in dried fruits and in some meat products, soft drinks, vegetables, wine and beer. Asthmatics have a higher risk of developing an allergy to sulphites.

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