Colorado State University

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Dining Services
Made-to-order items
Made-to-order items
[Yes, for some stations]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability
Top 8 allergens, online database
[Yes]
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
[Yes]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[Yes]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[Yes]
 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients
Other
Allergen labelling provided on made-to-order station digital menus.
Additional Information

Top 9 allergen icons plus pork, Kosher, certified Halal, vegetarian, vegan.

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.
Self-Serve Items
Self-Serve Items
[Yes, for all stations]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability
Top 8 allergens, online database
[Yes]
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
[Yes]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[Yes]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[Yes]
 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients
Additional Information

Top 9 allergen icons plus pork, Kosher, certified Halal, vegetarian, vegan.

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.
Made-To-Order Areas
Made-to-order areas
[Yes, in some stations]
Specific areas

We do not serve loose peanuts or cook foods in peanut oil in the dining centers.  We do provide peanut butter and serve desserts containing peanuts but separate and label these items clearly.

Each dining center offers dairy alternative foods such as non-dairy milks, cheeses and desserts.

Additional information

Food items can also be marked with the cross-contact risk label that indicates that due to the nature of the cooking process, there is a possibility of an unintended presence of an allergen in the food. Refer to the ingredient list of the menu item for specific details. It is up to you to make your own risk assessment and to decide whether or not to consume the food. 

Please be aware that CSU Dining Services handles and prepares egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, tree nut products, and other potential allergens in our dining facilities.

Our on-campus bakery provides the majority of baked goods to our dining centers.  Although we take great precautions to minimize cross contact with those foods containing nuts, all are prepared in the same location.

3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.
Self-Serve Areas
Self-Serve Areas
[Yes, in some areas]
Specific areas

We do not serve loose peanuts or cook foods in peanut oil in the dining centers.  We do provide peanut butter and serve desserts containing peanuts but separate and label these items clearly.

Each dining center offers dairy alternative foods such as non-dairy milks, cheeses and desserts.

Additional Information

Food items can also be marked with the cross-contact risk label that indicates that due to the nature of the cooking process, there is a possibility of an unintended presence of an allergen in the food. Refer to the ingredient list of the menu item for specific details. It is up to you to make your own risk assessment and to decide whether or not to consume the food. 

Please be aware that CSU Dining Services handles and prepares egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, tree nut products, and other potential allergens in our dining facilities.

Our on-campus bakery provides the majority of baked goods to our dining centers.  Although we take great precautions to minimize cross contact with those foods containing nuts, all are prepared in the same location.

4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.
Pre-Order Meals
Do students have access to pre-order meals free from their allergens?
[Yes]
Additional information

Pre-order is available through GrubHub in several Express to-go locations on campus; pre-order meals are not available for traditional dining centers.

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.
Allergy-Friendly Station
Do students have access to an allergy-friendly station(s) that is free from specific allergens?
[Yes]
What is the station free from?
Peanut
Tree nut
Fish
Shellfish
Eggs
Wheat
Soy
Milk
Gluten
Additional Information

Allergen-friendly pantries include condiments, sauces, baked goods, chips/pretzels, bread, deli meats, dairy-free cheese, and yogurts, Gluten-free items made in gluten-free bakery will be available & features a separate toaster for gluten-free foods.

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.
Dining Services Staff Member Trained?
Dining services staff trained?
[Yes, all staff]
Who?
Managers
Chefs
Registered dietitian
Hourly staff
Student staff
Culinary and service staff
How often?
When hired
Which course(s) are used?
ServSafe Allergen by National Restaurant Association
We developed our own food allergy training.
What topics are covered?

Trained to understand specific food allergies and intolerances to help make reasonable accommodations for individual students.

7. We train dining services staff members.
Registered Dietitian on Staff?
Do you have a registered dietitian on staff?
[Yes]
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.
Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained
RA’s trained
[No]
9. We train our RA's.
Inclusive Resident Life Programs Including Food
Inclusive resident life programs involving food?
[Yes]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

 

Allergen-friendly catering menu available for residence hall-sponsored events.

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.
Accommodations for Roommate Assignments
ROLLUP - Accommodations for roommate assignments
[Not answered]
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
Where can students get more information?
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.
Disability Services Office Processes Food Allergy and Celiac Disease Accommodation Requests
Disability services office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests
[Yes]
12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.
Health Services
What health services are offered?
Food allergy management care
Prescriptions for epinephrine
Fulfill epinephrine prescriptions in our pharmacy
Allergy testing and diagnosis
Seasonal allergy shots
See what health services we offer >
Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response
Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[No]
Additional information

As of May 2024, we do not stock, but the University at-large is in conversation on where the best places to stock undesignated epinephrine would be, including in dining centers. 

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.
Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine
Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[Yes]
Who are the emergency responders?
City emergency responders
14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.
Emergency Response Policy
What does the policy allow for?
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders
On-campus emergency responders carry epinephrine for use in an emergency
See what our emergency response policy allows for >
Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Disability Staff Contact
Last updated on:
May 17, 2024
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