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Eastern Washington University

Dining Services
Made-to-order items

1. We provide access to ingredient information for made-to-order* items. *Made-to-order - Meals that are prepared on request and to your specification in the dining hall. Examples include a sandwich station, omelet station, burrito station, etc.

Made-to-order items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[NO]
Full ingredients, online database
[YES]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[YES]
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Specific areas

THE ROOST AND EINSTEINS BROTHER'S BAGELS

Self-Serve Items

2. We provide access to ingredient information for self-serve* items. *Self-serve - Meals that are served buffet-style in a dining hall. These are typically high risk for cross-contact and are best avoided by diners with food allergies.

Self-Serve Items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[NO]
Full ingredients, online database
[NO]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[YES]
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Specific areas

ALL SELF-SERVE AREAS HAVE THE TOP 8 FOOD ALLERGENS LABELED.

Made-To-Order Areas

3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.

Made-to-order areas
[YES, IN ALL STATIONS]
Additional information

ALL CLASSIFIED STAFF (MANAGERS, SUPERVISORS, AND LEADS) ARE TRAINED WITH ALLERTRAINU BY MENUTRINFO, LLC. WE HAVE A MANAGER OF NUTRITION AND SUSTAINABILITY WHO IS A REGISTERED DIETITIAN THAT IS ALSO A CERTIFIED ALLERTRAIN MASTER TRAINER.

Self-Serve Areas

4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.

Self-Serve Areas
[YES, IN ALL AREAS]
Additional Information

ALL CLASSIFIED STAFF (MANAGERS, SUPERVISORS, AND LEADS) ARE TRAINED WITH ALLERTRAINU BY MENUTRINFO, LLC. WE HAVE A MANAGER OF NUTRITION & SUSTAINABILITY WHO IS A REGISTERED DIETITIAN THAT IS ALSO A CERTIFIED ALLERTRAIN MASTER TRAINER.

Pre-Order Meals

5. We have pre-order meals* available. *Pre-order meals - Custom meals that can be ordered in advance by a diner so they are ready for pick up at a specific time. Typically these can be ordered online or by phone/text.

Do students have access to pre-order meals free from their allergens?
[YES]
Additional information

ALL CLASSIFIED STAFF (MANAGERS, SUPERVISORS, AND LEADS) ARE TRAINED WITH ALLERTRAINU BY MENUTRINFO, LLC. WE HAVE A MANAGER OF NUTRITION & SUSTAINABILITY WHO IS A REGISTERED DIETITIAN THAT IS ALSO A CERTIFIED ALLERTRAIN MASTER TRAINER.

WE ALSO HAVE A TAPINGO ALLERGEN FREE MENU THAT STUDENTS CAN ORDER FROM.

Allergy-Friendly Station

6. We have an allergy-friendly station*. *Allergy-friendly station - A food station where specific ingredients are banned, typically including many or all items in the Top 8 allergens and gluten.

Do students have access to an allergy-friendly station?
[YES]
What is the station free from?
Peanut
Tree nut
Shellfish
Eggs
Wheat
Soy
Milk
Gluten
Dining Services Staff Member Trained?

7. We train dining services staff members.

Dining services staff trained?
[YES]
How often?
when hired
WE ALSO HAVE MONTHLY IN-SERVICE TRAINING LED BY THE MANAGER OF NUTRITION AND SUSTAINABILITY
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
We developed our own food allergy training.
What topics are covered?

SERIOUSNESS OF FOOD ALLERGIES & CELIAC DISEASE
PROPER CLEANING METHODS TO AVOID CROSS-CONTACT
PREPARING MEALS FOR SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS
RECOGNIZING ANAPHYLAXIS
PROPER TREATMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS

Registered Dietitian on Staff?

8. We have a registered dietitian* on staff. *Registered dietitian - Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who are often tasked with helping students with food allergies navigate the dining halls.

Do you have a registered dietitian on staff?
[YES]
Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained

9. We train our RA's.

RA’s trained
[NO]
Inclusive Resident Life Programs Including Food

10. We have inclusive resident life programs* including food. *Inclusive resident life programs - Programs in the resident halls often include food. Inclusive resident life programs will offer students with food allergies the opportunity to request safe food alternatives for events they attend in the dorms.

Inclusive resident life programs involving food?
[YES]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

IF WE ARE HAVING A PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES A FOOD WITH A SPECIFIC ALLERGEN (I.E. PIZZA) WE ALWAYS TRY TO HAVE SOME OTHER SNACKS AVAILABLE SO THAT STUDENTS IN NEED OF ACCOMMODATIONS CAN JOIN IN AND HAVE FOOD AS WELL

Additional information

We ARE VERY OPEN TO TAKING ALLERGEN CONCERNS INTO PROGRAMMING WHEN SOMEONES SELF-DISCLOSES THEIR ALLERGEN TO US. FOR EXAMPLE, IF A STUDENT IN A CERTAIN HALL SELF-DISCLOSES THEIR ALLERGY TO OUR STAFF, WE WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS AND ACCOMMODATIONS TO EVERY PROGRAM EVEN IF WE KNOW THAT THAT STUDENT MAY OR MAY NOT ATTEND ALL OR ANY OF THE PROGRAMS.

Accommodations for Roommate Assignments

11. We offer accommodations for roommate assignments. *Every accommodation request is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. A housing accommodation cannot be guaranteed prior to an individual evaluation.

Accommodations for roommate assignments
[YES]
How does the school provide accommodations?
facilitating roommate agreements involving food allergies upon request
working with students to change roommate assignments if it becomes necessary
EVERYONE HAS ABILITY TO SHOP FOR ROOMMATES. THEY HAVE A MONTH WHERE THEY CAN GO IN AND CONTACT PEOPLE WHO SEEM LIKE A GOOD MATCH ALLOWING THEM TO SELF DISCLOSE TO THOSE ROOMMATES IN THAT MOMENT.
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
Where can students get more information?
Additional information

EACH HALL HAS A FULL KITCHEN AND SOME HALLS HAVE MULTIPLE FULL KITCHENS. IF A STUDENT HAD ALLERGY CONCERNS PREVENTING THEM FROM BEING ABLE TO EAT ON A MEAL PLAN THEY HAVE UNLIMITED ACCESS TO THESES KITCHENS TO PREPARE ALLERGEN FRIENDLY MEALS.

Disability Services Office Processes Food Allergy and Celiac Disease Accommodation Requests

12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.

Disability services office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests
[YES]
Health Services

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What health services are offered?
seasonal allergy shots
Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response

13. We have stock, undesignated epinephrine* available for emergency response. *Stock, undesignated epinephrine - Epinephrine that is prescribed to a college or university rather than to a particular student. This epinephrine is kept on hand to use for any student that experiences anaphylaxis.

Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[NO]
Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[NO]
Who are the emergency responders?
on-campus emergency responders
Emergency Response Policy

See what our emergency response policy allows for >

What does the policy allow for?
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders
Contact Info
Disability Staff Contact
Valerie Marsh
509-359-6871
Last updated:
May 23, 2018

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