Menus produced using guidance from Childrens Food Trust, as well as consultation with both parents and children.
Allergen Coding Chart
EU legislation means that from December 2014 any business selling/serving food whether it is pre-packaged or made on site must offer information to customers regarding the 14 common allergens named by the FSA found within the food. This includes any allergen in any food brought into the company and used with in food.
To ensure that Abbotswood Day Nursery Ltd are complying with this new legislation we have added a simple code to all of our menus so that this information is always on display and accessible to everyone. Please see the information below relating to the code we have used.
GLUTEN – G
SHELL FISH – SF (Crustaceans and Molluscs)
EGG – E
FISH – F
NUTS – N
PEANUTS – PN
SOYA – SY
DAIRY – DA
CELERY – CE
MUSTARD – MU
SESAME – SE
SULPHITES – SU
LUPIN – LU
Using the information collected from you, as parents (primary caregivers), at registration and through your agreement to provide us with regular updates regarding allergens that affect your child, Abbotswood ensures that every effort will be made to ensure that the dietary needs of all our children are met and those children with allergies and preferences are suitable and safe for them within our menu planning.
Meals are prepared using fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, daily by Kate our qualified chef who has prepared the menu with regard the healthy eating guidelines as set by the government. http://www.childrensfoodtrust.org.uk
No added sugar or salt within the recipes. No Honey given to under 12 months old. Recipes available on request.
Our alternate spread to butter is both dairy and soya free. We do not use any nuts or shell fish.
Allergen advice within other foods/snacks provided for the children
|Breakfast cereals||Rice krispies||G|
|Porridge oats (Asda's)||G|
|Rice pops (Asda's)||G|
|Malt squares (Asda's)||G|
|Multigrain hoops (Asda's)||G|
|Sliced ham (Asda's)||SU|
|Food cupboard||Variety pack biscuits (Asda's)||DA||G||SY|
|Farleys rusk (reduced sugar)||DA||G|
|Fruit flakes (yogurt coated)||DA|
|Banana Biscotti (Heinz)||DA||G||SU|
|Bread sticks (Asda's)||DA||G||SE|
|Cream Crackers (Asda's)||G|
|Tomato and herb puffs (organix)||DA|
|Apple Biscotti (Heinz)||DA||G||SU|
|Cheesy mini breadsticks - karmel||DA||G|
|Cheese and onion rice cakes - karmel||DA|
|Cheese &herb puffs (organix)||DA|
|Pattak Tikka paste||MU|
|Asda's sesame seeds||SE|
|Coleman's cottage pie seasoning||E||DA||G||CE||MU|