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Guelph, ON
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Program Description

This course is currently available through virtual instructor-led training only.

This course is also available as an onsite offering. Please email us for a quote.

A comprehensive and effective allergen management program protects your consumers, your company and is necessary to meet regulatory and GFSI–benchmarked standard requirements. Learn how to identify, assess and control allergens in your plant in this training course.

This course addresses the “Big 8” food allergens in the U.S and the food allergens listed as Priority Allergens by Health Canada.

What You’ll Do

  • Conduct an allergen risk assessment
  • Practice developing an allergen management plan
  • Practice identifying allergen sources

This course includes a pre-course assignment that will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Please have your completed assignment with you for the training.

Credit Details

0.70 CEUs

As an IACET Accredited Provider, NSF Training & Education Services offers CEUs for its program that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. NSF Training & Education Services is authorized by IACET to offer 0.7 CEUs for this program.

Program Benefits

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Discuss priority allergens requiring declarations on food labels in Canada and the U.S.
  • Conduct an allergen risk assessment for your site(s)
  • Develop or strengthen an allergen management plan
  • Describe best practices and strategies for allergen management plan implementation
  • Discuss the most effective ways to control allergen labelling errors

For training in Quebec, Canada:
NSF Training and Education Services is accredited by the Labor Market Partners Board for the purposes of the Act to promote the development and recognition of the skills of the workforce. Certificate #0059425.

Who Should Attend
  • Ag Sector Professionals
  • Certification Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Food Safety & Quality Personnel
  • HACCP Personnel
  • Ingredient Suppliers
  • Operations/Maintenance/Sanitation
  • Owners/Operations of Food Business
  • Plant Managers/Supervisors
  • Product Development/R&D/Food Technologists
  • Production Managers/Supervisors
  • QA/QC Personnel
  • Quality Systems Managers & Personnel
  • Regulatory Authorities & Personnel
  • Risk & Compliance Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers

NSF is committed to accommodating the learning requirements of all of our stakeholders. If you require special assistance for any reason, please contact mclellanddube@nsf.org one week prior to your class.

On-Site Training

This course is also available as an onsite offering. Please email us for a quote.