[Skip to Content]

Search from
-,--- schools
 
25 Oct 2014

Food allergies

EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation.

On 13 December 2014, new legislation (the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation 1169/2011) will make changes to existing legislation on – amongst other things - labelling allergenic ingredients in pre-packed foods. The new regulation brings EU rules on general and nutrition labelling together into a single regulation to simplify and consolidate existing labelling legislation.

ISC was contacted by a member school seeking advice on how to provide this information. In response to ISC’s correspondence, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) confirmed that they “cannot stipulate how schools should provide allergenic ingredient information but any system will have to be able to support the provision of accurate and consistent information on allergenic ingredients. For secondary schools and colleges where food is chosen by pupils, allergen information will need to be provided at the point where the choice of food is made. However [in] infant and junior schools, systems will need to be put in place to ensure that children with food allergies are served food that is safe for them."

The FSA also suggested that schools may find the following links useful:
The Food Information Regulations 2014
http://ec.europa.eu/food/food/labellingnutrition/foodlabelling/docs/qandaapplicationreg1169-2011_en.pdf
Advice on food allergen labelling
Allergy: what to consider when labelling food
Food allergen labelling and information requirements under the EU Food

7 Mar 2017 Safeguarding

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA)

The Inquiry continues and all schools need to ensure that you are prepared by conducting an internal review of all documentation to ensure that there is access to any information which may be relevant for the inquiry

Read More
2 Feb 2017 Safeguarding

Safeguarding - update February 2017

Pastoral care in further education, independent inquiry into child sexual abuse and Prevent in schools.

Read More
12 Jan 2017 Safeguarding

Safeguarding - update January 2017

Safeguarding in Sport, Online issues with pupils aged 11-14 years old, Cloud software and data protection

Read More
2 Dec 2016 Safeguarding

Safeguarding - update December 2016

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), Code for Sports Governance

Read More
6 Oct 2016 Safeguarding

Safeguarding - update October 2016

Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), KCSiE and host families, Sexual harassment and sexual violence, Online quiz on KCSiE by Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV), New sexting guidance, Photography and sharing images

Read More
1 Aug 2014

Identification Checking Guidelines

Information from the Disclosure and Barring Service on the changes to the list of documents the applicant must provide.

Download