What are the 14 Major Food Allergens?
As of the 13th December 2014 EU legislation, EU Food Information Regulation No. 1169/2011 (FIR) and Food Information for Consumers Regulation (FIC) became effective. This has impacted all Caterers, Wholesalers and Foodservice companies within the food industry.
Caterers and Food businesses are now required by law to be able to provide customers with accurate information on the EU’s 14 major food allergens listed below, if they are included in any of the food products they produce, sell or serve.