Food allergen labelling and legislation (including for other substances that cause food hypersensitivity)

Collection of foods associated with food allergens

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We have comprehensive knowledge and expertise in current global legislation, offering valuable insights to support your business. We can help you to understand, interpret and apply the specific legislation of the country or region in which your products are sold, ensuring you maintain a strong reputation and help to avoid legal issues.

We provide guidance and advice on best practice and legal requirements relating to labelling and information for substances causing food hypersensitivity (including allergens) including:

  • Mandatory food allergen labelling and information requirements;
  • Precautionary allergen labelling (PAL);
  • “Free-from” claims for substances causing food hypersensitivity (including allergens).

By partnering with us, you will benefit from a flexible and bespoke service provided by experts allowing you to accurately and legally inform consumers of the allergen status of your products.

Key services

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Allergen analysis and testing

Testing for food allergens is important to check the efficacy of allergen management controls.

Collection of foods associated with food allergens

Allergen management

Allergen management involves evaluation of the potential for cross-contamination at every step of the food production process.

Collection of foods associated with food allergens

Allergen labelling and legislation

For guidance on providing allergen information, allergen labelling and legislation that applies to allergens in foods.

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Food allergen training courses

Receive training from experts in food allergen management and control, cleaning validation and analysis, communication and labelling, and more.


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Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation

The Campden BRI group companies listed below are accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO17025:2017 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079

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