The New Allergy Law: What Caterers/Producers Need to Know

Date: Tuesday 02 December, 2014

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Co. Cork

Time: 10:00 - 14:15

The new allergen labelling laws come into force on 13 December this year. For the first time, the allergen ingredients in food sold loose (I.e. unpackaged) must be documented and made available to customers.

safefood has organised a seminar that will address the new legislative requirements and how to comply with them. The basis for these legislative changes will also be discussed.

Programme

Time

Programme

Speaker

10:00 Registration and tea / coffee  
Session 1: Chaired by James McIntosh, safefood
10.30 Introduction and welcome James McIntosh, safefood
10.35 Living with a food allergy: the patient’s perspective Lisa Marie Kelly
11:05 The impact of food allergy on consumers in Ireland Ruth Charles, Irish Food Allergy Network
11:35 Free From Foods: A trend that is here to stay Conor Hyde, Bullseye Marketing Ltd.
12:05 Tea / coffee break and networking  
Session 2: Chaired by Michael Walker, Food Allergy & Food Intolerance Network
12:30 Labelling/declaring food allergens in Ireland Pat O’Mahony, FSAI
13:00 Caterer’s view from the SME perspective Ernest Cantillon, Electric Restaurant
13:30 The Food Allergy & Food Intolerance Network Michael Walker, FAFI Network Facilitator
13:45 Discussion and Q & A Michael Walker, FAFI Network Facilitator
14:15 Close and depart  

How to register?

The event is free. However, early registration is advisable since places are limited. To register please send your name and contact details to corkallergy@safefood.eu noting any special dietary or access requirements.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Co. Cork