Consumer Focused

Those organisations who are part of Allergen Bureau are dedicated to ensuring everyone can enjoy their food, find out about who we are

Breastfeeding & Nuts

Recent media reports regarding an association between breastfeeding and parent-reported nut allergy may cause confusion amongst parents.

Hawkins Watts Join

The Allergen Bureau welcomes new Full Member: Hawkins Watts - representing many of the world’s leading ingredient companies with a broad product portfolio specialising in Hydrocolloids, Emulsifiers, Flavourings, Colour, Minerals and more...

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Join the Allergen Bureau today and manage the allergen risks within your foods and help your customers manage their choice when shopping.

Our Mission within the Food Industry

The Allergen Bureau provides rapid responses to questions concerning the management of food allergen risks in food ingredients and manufactured foods in Australia and New Zealand. With food allergens becoming a rising issues for consumers we are set to help you manage allergen risk effectively.
of food allergens are caused by peanuts, tree nuts, soy, milk, egg, cereals, seafood, fish & sesame
more than 8% of children have a food allergy
the percentage of food recalls in Australia due to undeclared allergens
the number of Australian's who, when surveyed, reported that at least one member of their household had a food allergy


The VITAL® (Voluntary Incidental Trace Allergen Labelling) system is an essential standardised allergen risk assessment tool for food producers.
VITAL allows food producers to assess the impact of allergen cross contact and provide appropriate precautionary allergen labelling on their products.

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