For your information, from December 2014, rules about food labelling has changed. There are 14 major food allergens which need to be identified in each product. In order to make our customers aware about these allergens, on each delivery note, you will find this indication.
On each of our delivery note, you will find at the bottom the following Allergens information, which will point to the particular allergens contained in each product you ordered.
We advise you to give this delivery note to the person in charge of the food on the day of your event:
 Allergens: C: Celery / GW: Cereals containing Gluten / Cr: Crustaceans / E: Eggs / F: Fish /
L: Lupin / M: Milk/ Mo: Molluscs/ Mu: Mustard / N: Nuts / P: Peanuts / Ss: Sesame Seeds /
S: Soya / Sd: Sulphur Dioxide (or sulphites)
For your information, here are following the 14 allergens needed to be identified:
- Celery (C): this includes celery stalk, leaves and seeds and celeriac. It is often found in celery salt, salads, some meat products, soups and stock cubes.
- Cereals containing Gluten (GW): This includes wheat (such as spelt and Khorasan wheat/Kamut), rye, barley and oats. It is often found in foods containing flour, such as baking powders, batter, breadcrumbs, bread, cakes, couscous, meat products, pasta, pastry, sauces, soups and food dusted with flour.
- Crustaceans (Cr): this includes crabs, lobster, prawns and scampi. It is often found in shrimp paste used in Thai curries or salads.
- Eggs (E): this is often found in cakes, some meat products, mayonnaise, mousses, pasta, quiche, sauces and food brushed or glazed with egg.
- Fish (F): this is often found in some fish sauces, pizza, relishes, salad dressings, stock cubes and in Worcestershire sauce.
- Lupin (L): this includes lupin seeds and flour, and can be found in some types of bread, pasties and pasta.
- Milk (M): this is found in butter, cheese, cream, milk powders and yoghurt. It is often used in food glazed with milk, powdered soups and soups.
- Molluscs (Mo): this includes mussels, land snails, squid and whelks. It is often found in oyster sauce or as an ingredient in fish stews.
- Mustard (Mu): this includes liquid mustard, mustard powder and mustard seeds. It is often found in bread, curries, marinades, meat products, salad dressing, sauces and soups.
- Nuts (N): this includes almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts, pistachio nus, macadamia or Queenslands nuts. These can be found in breads, biscuits, crackers, desserts, ice cream, marzipan (almond paste), nut oil and sauces. Ground, crushed or flaked almonds are often used in Asian dishes such as curries or stir fries.
- Peanuts (P): this can be found in biscuits, cakes, curries, desserts and sauces such as for satay. It is also found in groundnut oil and peanut flour.
- Sesame seeds (Ss): this can be found in bread, breadsticks, hummus, sesame oil and tahini (sesame paste)
- Soya (S): this can be found in bean curd, edamame beans, miso paste, textured soya protein, soya flour or tofu. It is often used in some desserts, ice cream, meat products, sauces and vegetarian products.
- Sulphur Dioxide (Sd): this is often used as a preservative in dried fruits, meat products, soft drinks and vegetables as well as in wine and beer.