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Food allergens, intolerances and dietary requirements

How our food outlets communicate this information.

How we communicate allergen information

There are 14 known allergens that EU laws requires us to identify. These are:

  • Celery
  • Cereals containing gluten
  • Crustaceans
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Lupin
  • Milk
  • Molluscs
  • Mustard
  • Nuts
  • Peanuts
  • Sesame seeds
  • Soya
  • Sulphur dioxide (or sulphites)

Read about these in more detail here.

All these known allergens are present in our kitchens.

Due to the nature of our operation we cannot guarantee that our food is 100% free from any allergens.

Speak to a member of our staff, who can provide information on allergens for the food produced in our kitchens.

A comprehensive list of the known allergens present in every dish we serve is also available at service points.

Most pre-packaged food you can buy on campus is labelled with ingredients and allergen information.

If it is not labelled, speak to a member of our staff who can provide this information.

How we communicate dietary requirements

In our food outlets we display dietary information on:

  • Labels
  • Menus
  • Promotional boards
  • Screens

We use either the symbols below or these abbreviations in our food outlets.

  • VE - vegan, consists of only plant-derived foods
  • V - vegetarian, excludes meat or fish
  • H - halal, produced with ingredients certified through Halal Authorities

The symbols we use:

Dietary information