Food Labelling Regulations Training

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Any business selling pre-packed food and drink products directly to the public or caterers must provide the correct food information and properly label their products as per the requirements of the food labelling regulations. Not complying with labelling requirements can mean falling foul of the law.

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All about this Food Labelling Regulations Training Course

Food labelling regulations ensure food labelling is regulated to protect consumers from misleading information. Consumers must have the correct information about the food and drink they purchase to make informed choices and be confident that what is on the label reflects what is inside the packaging.Environmental Health officer Approved Course

This course will provide information on the legal requirements for labelling under the Food Information Regulations 2014 and the FIC Regulation (food information to consumers). It will also include what food businesses cannot print on food packaging and labels, e.g. nutritional and health claims. The course will also cover the importance of allergen labelling, nutrition information, traceability, and the impact of Brexit on food labelling rules.

You will learn about the labelling requirements for pre-packaged and loose food, including the mandatory particulars that must legally be on packaging or labels, you will also consider the rules for labelling presentations.

You will consider the mandatory particulars, such as the name of the food, ingredients list, allergen information, QUID, net quantity, date labelling, storage conditions/conditions of use, name and address of the food business operator, country of origin and preparation instructions. You will also look at the labelling requirements for those producing or importing wine. You will move onto considering the rules for displaying nutrition and health claims.

You will also look at traceability and labelling, including product recalls and some examples in the UK, you will learn the labelling requirements when distance selling. You will explore specific requirements for labelling vegan, vegetarian, kosher and halal foods, as well as the food assurance schemes and labelling.

In the final unit of the course, you will explore how leaving the European Union (EU) has impacted the labelling of specific food blends and types (olive oil blends, honey blends, fruit and vegetable mixes, minced meat, beef and veal, and eggs). You will also consider how Northern Ireland (NI) rules differ from Great Britain (GB).

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 6 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 5 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Institute of Hospitality approved

This course has been independently reviewed and accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. The IoH is the world’s largest body for people working in hospitality professions and globally recognised as a mark of quality. As an Institute of Hospitality accredited course, you can be sure that the materials covered are detailed and highly useful for anyone working in the hospitality and leisure industries.

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  • Fully CPD registered
  • Environmental Health Officer Approved
  • Suitable for food businesses that sell pre-packed food directly to the consumer
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Food Labelling – In the first unit of the food labelling course, you will be introduced to the food labelling regulations and will look at an overview of the legal requirements, including UK food labelling laws.
  • Unit 2 – Food Labelling Regulations Explained – In this unit you will look at the requirements of the food labelling regulations in further detail. You will also look at the mandatory particulars.
  • Unit 3 – Nutrition Information and Traceability – This unit will explore the nutritional information required on food labels under the FIC Regulation. You will also look at the mandatory nutritional information required by law and the voluntary information permitted.
  • Unit 4 – Additional Regulations – You will look at some examples of additional regulations and rules for specific food products, including what reserved descriptions and compositional standards are.
  • Unit 5 – Logos and Marketing Terms – This unit will cover examples of marketing terms, voluntary descriptions and symbols/logos that food business operators may use on food labels.
  • Unit 6 – Brexit Impact on UK Regulations – In the final unit of the food labelling course, you will look at the impact of Brexit on various UK food labelling regulations and rules. You will also look at the changes to health and indication marks for products of animal origin.
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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Food Labelling Regulations Training course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Food Labelling Regulations Training course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Food Labelling Regulations Training course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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This course has been independently reviewed and accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. The IoH is the world’s largest body for people working in hospitality professions and globally recognised as a mark of quality. As an Institute of Hospitality accredited course, you can be sure that the materials covered are detailed and highly useful for anyone working in the hospitality and leisure industries.

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