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Food Allergy Awareness Training

Program Overview

Build the skills to navigate allergy safety with CSU’s online Food Allergy Awareness Training Program. Whether you have an allergy, live with someone who has an allergy, or work in a public environment such as a school or restaurant, it’s important to understand best practices in food allergy safety.

Food allergies can greatly impact lives, and this program developed by the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center will help you better understand the fundamentals and manage risks more effectively. This program focuses on the nine major food allergens: milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, sesame, and soy.

Gain important skills regarding allergy safety

Through CSU's nine specialized courses, you'll gain valuable knowledge and practical tools to enhance your food allergy management. In this program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Identify possible allergy symptoms
  • Recognize incidence and risk factors for an allergy
  • Identify safe practices for cooking at home and eating out
  • Learn validated methods to diagnose allergies and understand their lifespan
  • Discover allergens in different foods and how to read nutrition labels for safety
  • Explore safe food substitutions for allergens
  • Access practical tools such as food lists, tips for eating out, allergen-free cooking strategies, sample meal plans, and allergen-free recipes

What makes this program unique?

  • Added value features, such as meal planning and recipes
  • Access to experts who can answer your questions about food allergies
  • Accessible, comprehensive information, tips, and tools – all in one place

About the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center

The Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center is a full-service clinic that specializes in nutrition counseling, group programs, and cooking classes. Our team of registered dietitian nutritionists provides individualized, evidence-based nutrition care to support clients through lifestyle behavior change in pursuit of health-focused goals.

Food Allergy Cross Contamination Guide

"Safeguarding Your Kitchen: A Guide to Preventing Food Allergy Cross-Contamination at Home" offers practical tips to keep your kitchen free from cross-contamination. Discover how to read food labels, dedicate utensils for allergen-free cooking, and create a safe zone for meal prep. Learn strict cleaning routines, storage techniques to prevent mix-ups, and the importance of clear communication in a multi-diet household. Download the guide to plan and prepare meals safely, ensuring everyone can enjoy them without worry.