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Allergens


Cardiff Met Catering fully complies with theFood Standards Agency Information for Consumers Regulation 

Our dedicated catering team are committed to reducing the risk to students, staff and visitors with regard to the provision of food for those with food allergies and food intolerance. 

Our food is carefully prepared in a traditional way in our kitchens. We apply strict control measures in order to reduce the risk of allergen cross-contamination, however, please be aware that the kitchens do handle food containing all 14 major allergens. Our staff are trained in applying allergen cross-contamination control measures and are able to assist you in making safe food choices. 

FOOD ALLERGEN INFORMATION 

Our responsibility 

Current legislation requires us to provide customers with accurate ingredient information regarding the 14 major food allergens contained in non-prepacked foods that we serve; these are listed below: 

 

The catering team will ensure that this information will be supplied for you in all retail outlets and in our delivered hospitality service. We will also ensure that all food sold pre-packed contains labelling which conforms to manufactured food allergen labelling legislation 

  

Delivered Hospitality – Allergen Information 

Click on the link below to see the Allergen and dietary information contained in our menus for delivered hospitality  

 

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS 

We recognise that guests may have special dietary requirements and we are pleased to be able to cater for wide and varying needs 

 

Halal 

No pork, no alcohol and no derivatives of these products. Halal meat can be provided for main meals 

 

Gluten free 

Gluten-free meals contain no barley, wheat, rye or oats 

 

Vegan 

Contains no meat, meat products, fish, fowl, eggs or dairy products 

 

Vegetarian 

Dishes contain no meat, no meat products, fish or fowl. Any cheeses used are vegetarian based 

 

If you would like any information about which products contain any of the 14 major allergen’s or any special diets, please ask a member of staff who will be happy to help you. 

 

If your son or daughter are living in halls at Cyncoed with a special diet, please contact us before you start University so we can work out a meal plan in advance for you.  

 

Alternatively, please contact us via email at CateringHelpline@cardiffmet.ac.uk