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Client Spotlight: Food Allergen Training at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the oldest public university in the United States, and is also listed as a Public Ivy. It's complete with enriching educational opportunities, and a variety of…

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Client Spotlight: Portillo’sⓇ

Portillo’sⓇ has been delighting diners since first opening in 1963, when Dick Portillo invested $1,100 into a trailer that he converted into a hot dog stand in Villa Park, IL. He called it “The Dog…

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How COVID Food Safety Procedures Protect Those with Food Allergies

Dining out with food allergies has always been a scary task. Even when restaurants and food service establishments take extreme measures to keep diners safe, accidents can still happen. It’s even more scary when you…

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Food Allergy Symposium: The importance of bringing like-minded professionals together

This past February, we hosted our second Food Allergy Symposium for Industry (FASI). This was hosted in conjunction with Unilever Food Solutions at their North America headquarters. In attendance were food service professionals from across…

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What CAN you do to Accommodate Food Allergic Diners?

By Betsy Craig The legal system is getting more involved in the University food space through reviewing and dictating what the rules are for accommodating diners. These new policies help to muddle an otherwise clear…

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Who do you want handling your meal?

Someone who remembers 5% of food safety training or 90%? Some online training courses can be a real chore if they don’t keep the learner engaged (or even awake). Boring online courses are also a…

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Food Allergy Lawsuits are On the Plate: Today More than Ever

By Betsy Craig The last few months we have seen a large rise in food allergy lawsuits as well as settlements. As this is my life’s work and passion, I might be more aware than…

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Spreading “FARE Love” to Colleges Across the U.S.

There’s a new buzzword at AllerTrain headquarters: “FARE love.” This is how we refer to stipends we are able to pass along to colleges through our most recent partnership with the non-profit food allergy advocacy…

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