Food For Thought Episode #5: Allergens

Food for Thought, a food safety video series aired on’s Our Daily Show! on the first Friday of every month, features a variety of food safety conversations and demonstrations by food safety expert, Linda Petterson of Safe Food Specialist.

In April’s episode, Our Daily Show! host CJ Nasello and Linda herself join Chef Michael Lapage at Ford Hotel Supply to discuss allergens. The episode kicks off by mentioning the 9 Major Food Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean shellfish, Tree nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans, and a newly added allergen, Sesame. The group continues on to discuss the way allergens can appear and disappear throughout a person’s lifetime. And lastly, the purple products that can help food service company’s and the average at-home chef to keep people safe.

When it comes to allergens, one mistake can cost a life. If you missed this episode of Food For Thought watch it now to keep your customers, family, and yourself safe!

Watch Episode 5