A summary of the Board's discussion on the provision of allergen information for consumers when eating out
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is warning members of the public not to buy or eat fake ‘Wonka Bars’ or ‘Prime’ chocolate bars for safety reasons.
Today, the FSA has published updates to their food allergen labelling and information technical guidance.
Further information is being issued about vegetable oil substitutions and product labelling as a result of the Ukraine conflict.
The FSA updates people living with peanut allergy on an investigation into peanut contamination in soya lecithin
The FSA is to launch the next phase of Speak Up For Allergies. The campaign will encourage young people to support friends with allergies when eating in restaurants and the important role front of house staff to provide allergen information effectively.
Consultation and series of workshops to inform next steps on building a workable precautionary allergen labelling and information system for businesses and consumers.
New law introduced to extend labelling requirements for people with food allergies and intolerances
The Food Standards Agency publishes ‘Food Hypersensitivity and The Government’s Allergen Labelling Review’ Board paper
Consultation on Food Allergen Labelling and Information Requirements Technical Guidance: Summary of stakeholder responses
Stakeholder response to a consultation from 27 March to 22 May 2023 on proposed updates to our Food Allergen Labelling and Information Requirements Technical Guidance.
Legislation that is relevant to this guidance
An introduction to the guidance
Food allergen labelling and information requirements technical guidance: General background on allergens
Information on the 14 allergens and data and statistics relevant to this guidance
Food allergen labelling and information requirements technical guidance: Part 1: Guidance for businesses providing prepacked food
Guidance for any businesses that provide packed food
Food allergen labelling and information requirements technical guidance: Part 2: Guidance for businesses providing non-prepacked food
Guidance for any businesses that provide non-prepacked food
Food allergen labelling and information requirements technical guidance: Part 3: Guidance for businesses providing food prepacked for direct sale
Guidance for any businesses that provide food prepacked for direct sale
Food allergen labelling and information requirements technical guidance: Enforcement of the measures
How the measures in this guidance are enforced
A glossary of terms used throughout the guidance
Relevant references and resources relating to the guidance
This publication aims to help food businesses follow allergen labelling requirements. It will also help authorised food officers enforce these measures.
A checklist to help businesses understand when and how to apply precautionary allergen labelling to food products.
Allergen labelling laws for prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) foods changed on 1 October 2021. To help food businesses prepare we hosted this webinar.
Guidance for small food businesses on using precautionary allergen labelling such as ‘may contain’.
What businesses need to know about the changes to allergen labelling for prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) food, also known as Natasha's Law.