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Allergen legislation: Is your food safe?

by Amy Chandler | Oct 08, 2018
As a food business owner, you will be asked to prove that you are compliant with food allergen law during an inspection by an environmental health officer
The inquest into the death of 15-year-old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died after having an allergic reaction to a Pret a Manger baguette in 2016, has dominated national news in recent weeks. Following this, a second victim of a fatal allergic reaction to a Pret a Manger product had been identified today as 42-year-old Celia Marsh from Wiltshire, who died in December 2017.

Whether these incidents have been caused by food manufacturers, suppliers or kitchen staff, it is crucial that food businesses do all they can to keep customers safe from ingredients that have the potential to cause serious reactions and, in some cases, death.

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