Food allergen services (including for other substances that cause food hypersensitivity)

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Managing food allergens and other substances that can cause food hypersensitivity can be challenging, but we are here to help.

We have over 100 years of expertise and are well-equipped to support food and drink businesses in all areas of food allergen management. Our experience extends beyond food hypersensitivity and encompasses a holistic understanding of global food safety, quality and regulatory requirements.

Including food allergen testing, we provide a range of services to support your food allergen management needs, including; food allergen training courses, testing, and practical support with cleaning validation, hygienic design, food safety management systems, labelling and legislation.

By working with us, you can make the most of our extensive offerings — whether that be support to your business, consultancy, legislative interpretation, research and development, or testing and training — to boost your level of control and confidence in producing safe food.

Why choose us:

  • Our experts are up-to-date on the latest developments in the area, being highly active in committees related to best practice and standards.
  • We have produced industry best practice guidance — such as Guideline 71 and Guideline 59 .
  • We have published peer-reviewed research in the field and are selected to conduct research for government departments – such as the Food Standards Agency commissioned ‘International review of the literature and guidance on food allergen cleaning’.
  • We have helped write Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) commercial standards and associated industry best practice guidance.

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 both 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 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207

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