ANAB-Accredited Food Allergy Training Online

Create an allergen control plan for your food service establishment after completing our training.  

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Credit Type: Certificate

Credit: 2 Hour(s) | Language: English | 4.9 (9 Ratings)

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About this Course

Become familiar with food allergies and intolerances with the information in our training course. Our ANAB-Accredited food allergy course covers the top 8 food allergens and is designed to help anyone working in the food service industry prevent customers from having allergic reactions. 

Specifically, you’ll learn the differences between food allergies and food intolerances, the roles of everyone in a restaurant in preventing food allergies, how to safely prepare food for those with allergies, and how to identify symptoms of an allergic reaction. 

Once you complete the lessons, you need to score at least 80% on the final exam to pass and earn your certificate. 

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Course Facts


What You Get

Certificate of completion 


Renewal Requirements

Check with your employer/state 



2 Hour 


Learning Type

100% online, available 24/7 


Course Structure

At your own pace, save progress as you go 


Course Updates

Content is updated and current 

Topics Covered

  • Introduction and Overview 
  • Food Allergies Occur in Multiple Settings
  • Food Service: Restaurants and Bars
  • Educational Settings: Schools and Early Childhood Education (ECE) Programs

What You’ll Learn

  • Define food allergy, including the top 8 food allergens and their sources
  • Recognize the difference between a food allergy and food intolerance
  • Identify symptoms of a food allergic reaction and prevent potentially fatal anaphylaxis through use of epinephrine
  • Describe the protocol for notifying emergency response if a food allergic reaction occurs
  • Recognize the different needs that the hospitality industry, nursing homes, and gyms and activity venues have when it comes to dealing with food allergies
  • Demonstrate how to best manage food allergens in a food service setting like a restaurant or bar
  • Discuss the best practices for serving a food-allergic customer, including the role of management, front of the house and back of the house employees
  • Describe how to properly prepare an allergen-safe meal for a food-allergic customer
  • Discuss the prevalence of food allergies in children and the importance of preventing allergic reactions in the classroom setting
  • Explain how the signs of an allergic reaction differ between a child and an adult
  • Educate children and parents about how the entire school community can support each other in preventing allergic reactions
  • Respond properly to a child having an allergic reaction


American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Headquarters 

Tel: 202 293 8020 

Fax: 202 293 9287 

Address: 1899 L Street, NW 11th floor Washington, DC 20036 

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When does my course expire? 

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise. 

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What if I need a refund for my course? 

If for some reason you are not happy and would like a refund, send us a request within 72 hours of purchase. Here are the eligibility requirements you must meet: 

  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request. 
  • You have NOT: 
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam. 
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion. 
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course. 

If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund. 

You can find more information about our refund policy here

How quickly will I get my certificate of completion?  

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.    

What can I do if I lose my certificate of completion?  

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or

Regulatory Information

Name:ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)
Address:1899 L. Street, NW11th Floor

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