Food safety and allergies
Get on top of food safety and food allergies in your school canteen with these helpful sites.
It is important to ensure your school canteen considers food safety. See the following links to learn more.
The Victorian School Canteen and Other School Food Services Policy canteen manual ‘food safety’ section discusses general food safety, food handling requirements, food preparation, storage and display, and legal requirements.
The National Healthy School Canteens Guidelines food safety fact sheet talks about food handling and state-based food safety and hygiene resources.
The Victorian Department of Education and Training
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The Victorian of Health & Human Services
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The Australian Institute of Food Safety and Food Safety First
The Australian Institute of Food Safety and Food Safety First provide food safety training opportunities,
The Federation of Canteens in Schools (FOCiS) has food safety posters and resources for your school.
An introduction to food allergy and intolerance, with information about common allergies, how to read labels and modify recipes.
The Federation of Canteens in Schools (FOCiS) has food allergy resources for your school.
- Allergy Aware Canteens factsheet
- Food Allergen Management Guide for School Canteens
- All about allergens training
- Canteen poster on food allergy management