The Major Allergens Quiz

So... you think you know all about UK major food allergens?

Who is this quiz for? 

If you work in the world of food allergens, food safety, or run a business serving consumers - such as caterers, restaurants, and food manufacturing - we would expect you to get full marks on this quiz - but you might learn something new along the way too. 

Test your knowledge and find out if you are an allergen expert if you get a score of 18!

 

1. 
How many UK Major allergens are there?
2. 
Which of the following allergens is NOT a UK Major Food Allergen?
3. 
Which of these foods is not a tree nut?
4. 
In the United States, there are how many recognised food allergens?
5. 
Lactose intolerance develops at what age?
6. 
In what year was Natasha’s Law implemented?
7. 
From 6th April 2022, what must large food businesses (250 or more employees) in England, display on their menus?
This includes cafes, restaurants and takeaways.
8. 
If you want to find a list of recalled foods, where should you visit?
9. 
Which of the following steps should food business operators follow for a food recall due to present allergens?
10. 
In which products would you typically find gluten?
11. 
Which of the following products often contain milk?
12. 
Which of the following is NOT a tree nut?
13. 
How much can a person convicted of an allergens offence under the Food Information Regulations 2014 be fined?
14. 
What is Coeliac Disease? An auto-immune disease caused by…
15. 
Which allergen is the most common single cause of fatal food-induced allergic reactions in school-aged children?
16. 
Which age demographic is most at risk from severe and fatal allergic reactions to foods?
17. 
What is Lupin?
18. 
What allergens are these icons representing?