Maryland Food Allergy Poster
The Maryland Food Allergy Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. This is an optional poster, so while it is recommended that you post this if it is relevant to your employees, you are not required to by the Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
This poster, provided by the Maryland Department of Health, offers guidelines for Maryland food establishments with bulletpoints that give details on how to handle food allergy situations.
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Always let the guest make their own informed decision. When a guest informs you that someone in their party has a food allergy, follow the four R’s below: Refer the food allergy concern to the department manager or person in charge. Review the food allergy with the customer and check ingredient labels. Remember to check the preparation procedure for potential cross-contact. Respond to the customer and inform them of your findings. Sources of Cross Contact: Cooking oils, splatter, and steam from cooking foods. Allergen-containing foods touching or coming in to contact with allergy-free foods (i.e., a nut-containing muffin touching a nut-free muffin). Any food equipment used in the processing of allergy-free foods must be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized prior to use. All utensils (i.e., spoons, knives, spatulas, tongs), cutting boards, bowls, pots, food pans, sheet pans, and preparation surfaces. Fryers and grills. Wash hands and change gloves after handling potential food allergens. Most Common Food Allergens Food Allergies what you need to know * * Peanuts Tree nuts Fish Shellfish Eggs Milk Wheat Soy * If a guest has an allergic reaction, call 911 and notify management. Millions of people have food allergies that can range from mild to life-threatening. *
Other Maryland Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 24 optional and mandatory Maryland labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://health.maryland.gov/talbotcounty/eh/EH%20Documents/DHMH%20Allergens%20Poster.pdf , updated April 2020
- Maryland Labor Law Posters at http://www.dllr.state.md.us/oeope/poster.shtml
- Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
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