New Jersey Food Allergy Awareness Poster
The Food Allergy Awareness Poster is a labor law posters poster by the New Jersey Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. 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 and Workforce Development.
This poster provided by the state health department provides awareness about food allergies in the workplace for employees. It details what to know and what to do about food allergy issues, as well as lists the common food allergens.
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Major Food Allergens “The Big 8” Peanuts Shellfish Tree Nuts Eggs Milk Soy Fish Wheat SYMPTOMS: (may range from mild to life threatening) Wheezing or difficulty breathing Hives/itching on face and extremities Swelling of the face and extremities Tightening of the throat/difficulty swallowing Sudden vomiting, cramps, or diarrhea Loss of consciousness If a guest has a food allergic reaction, call 911 immediately. What to Do Whenever a guest informs you of a food allergy concern: Service Staff: Communicate Take the request seriously Repeat what the guest says to ensure that you understand Tell the Manager, Person -in-Charge, or Chef Inform the guest of your findings Food Allergy Awareness for Food Workers What to Know & What to Do What to Know Food Allergens Can Cause Anaphylaxis & Death Within Minutes FACTS: Approximately 15 million Americans including 6 million children have food allergies Any food can be an allergen Even trace amounts of allergens can trigger an allergic reaction The most common food allergens are known as “The Big 8” (see list below) Cooks and Chefs: Control Sources of Cross -Contact Cooking oils, splatter, and steam from allergen containing foods Wash your hands and change your gloves Clean and sanitize food prep equipment and utensils Carefully check ingredient labels For more info, contact the NJDOH Public Health and Food Protection Program at 609 -826 -4935 or visit www.nj.gov/health/ceohs/food -drug -safety. The New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association website is www.njrha.org. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration website is www.fda.gov.
Other New Jersey Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional twenty optional and mandatory New Jersey 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://www.state.nj.us/health/ceohs/documents/food-drug-safety/DOH-NJRA%20Allergen%20Awareness%20Poster.pdf , updated April 2020
- New Jersey Labor Law Posters at http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/lwdhome/content/employerpacketforms.html
- New Jersey Department Of Labor and Workforce Development
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