The Swiss Allergy Label

Verification of the requirements of allergen management for manufacturing allergen optimized consumer goods, for services and for hotel rooms

Incentive

An independent label of quality with a defined specification is to guarantee the providers an added value and to the consumers affected by allergies and intolerances greater security in the handling of products and services in the following industries: food, cosmetics, cleaning products, technical products and textiles). The allergy label is also applied in restaurants (special services) and hotel (allergy friendly rooms).

Outcome

Products sold under the allergy label are providing added value compared with normal products. The guarantee label does not give any reason to delusion of consumers. Comprehensive consumer information is an integrative part of the concept.

Target groups

Target groups are enterprises and organizations of all sizes, which are manufacturing food or consumer goods. Restaurants providing services for allergy affected customers. Hotels with appropriate rooms for allergy affected customers.

Validity

3 years - in terms of the continuous development verification audits are conducted on site or by means of document verification.

Recognition

The Swiss Allergy Label has international recognition.

Combinations

Combinable with standards in the foodstuffs sector and with the usual industrial standards as for ex. ISO 9001 (Certification of quality management systems), ISO 14001 (environmental management) and OHSAS 18001 (occupational health and safety).

Daniela Villiger
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