CHARLOTTE, NC. (May 30, 2024) – According to FARE, 33 million Americans, one in 10 adults and one in 13 children, are living with life-threatening food allergies. In response to escalating concerns over food allergens and cross-contact, Steritech, an industry leader in providing best-in-class food safety assessments and consulting services, is partnering with MenuTrinfo to provide the first-of-its-kind food allergy assessment to help better protect businesses and the customers they serve.

MenuTrinfo’s AllerCheck Assessments encompass a thorough review of over 30 Allergen Standards, spanning menu preparation, ingredient documentation, employee education, emergency response training and beyond, to confirm that menu items are prepared with verified ingredients and that operations adhere to proper food safety procedures.

“While this point-in-time assessment does not guarantee an allergen-free environment, it underscores to customers that the right knowledge, processes and safe practices are firmly in place, reflecting a profound commitment to transparency, well-being and inclusion,” said Doug Sutton, President of Steritech. “The impartial oversights, provided by Steritech’s Food Safety Specialists, can help uncover potential risks, enable industry benchmarking and drive corrective actions.”

Upon completion, clients receive a detailed report highlighting any missed standards, with all data centralized in Steritech’s OnBrand360® portal for streamlined monitoring and trend identification across multiple locations. Approved facilities receive a certificate with the prestigious AllerCheck seal, signifying their unwavering dedication to food allergy awareness and preparedness.

“This partnership with Steritech offers a comprehensive solution to a critical and nation-wide, food industry pain point, backed by industry expertise and endorsed by leading organizations,” said Betsy Craig, President of MenuTrinfo. “This solution can help businesses enhance safety protocols, foster trust among customers and demonstrate a leading commitment to food safety and inclusivity.”

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