We are legally obliged to inform you about the allergens and food additives contained in the foods we serve.
In Dussmann Service restaurants, diners are informed about allergens and food additives on printed and online meal plans and on information flyers in the restaurant.
And of course in direct communication with Dussmann personnel.
The Dussmann nutrition experts can be reached at ernaehrung @dussmann.de and they would be happy to answer any questions you may have about allergens, additives and labeling.
We are genuinely happy to receive your requests, suggestions and questions. Here are the names of your contacts at Dussmann Service and how to reach them. We look forward to hearing from you.
These abbreviations are used on our German meal plans:
W Wheat, R Rye, G Barley, H Oats, Wa Walnut, Ha Hazelnut, Pe Pecan, Pa Brazil Nut, Pi Pistacio, Ma Almond, Mk Macadamia, Ca Cashew
contains food coloring
preserved or contains perservatives
contains flavor enhancer
Contains nitrite curing salts and/or nitrates.
According to the food additives ordinance (Lebensmittelzusatzstoffdurchführungsverordnung LMZDV)
Olives containing ferrous gluconate (E 579) or ferrous lactate (E 585) must be labeled as such (on our German meal oplans "geschwärzt").
The protection of fresh citrus fruits, melons, apples and pears with certain types of wax is permitted and must be declared: “waxed” (on our German meal plans "gewachst").
If food contains sugar substitute and/or sweeteners, the customer must be informed through the declaration “contains sweeteners”.
Contains a source of phenylalanine. Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid. The statement "contains a source of phenylalanine" refers to the presence of the sweetener aspartum, from which phenylalanine is released during the digestive process.
Foods containing more than10g/kg or 10g/ltr E 420, E 421, E 953, E 965 toE 967 must display the warning “excessive consumption may have a laxative effect”.
contains genetically engineered foods
Gluten is found in cereals such as wheat (20W), rye (20R), barley (20G), Spelt (20D), Kamut (20K) and products containing them
contains fish and fish products
contains crustaceans and/or shellfish
contains eggs or compenents
contains peanuts or peanut products
contains soya or soya products
contains milk or milk components including lactose
contains nuts such as almonds (27Ma), haselnuts (27Ha), walnuts(27Wa), cashew nuts (27Ca), pecans (27Pe), brazil nuts (27Pa), pistachio (27Pi), macadamias (27Mk)
contains mustard seed
contains sesame seed
contains more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/lts sulfur dioxide and/or sulfites