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Tag: Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA)

When a Manufacturer Says “Trust Us” Regarding Allergens

They're not REQUIRED to disclose the possibility of cross-contact with allergens. Should you trust them to?

Press Release: Kellogg’s: Don’t Add Peanut Flour to Existing Products

Products that were previously relied upon as “safe” alternatives for consumers with peanut allergies will soon pose a risk of anaphylaxis to those very same consumers, many of whom are children.

Hershey’s SmartLabel™ and the Potential Danger for Consumers with Food Allergies

We urge the GMA to rethink the initiative with regard to allergens by adopting rules for more complete disclosure.

Editorial: Urine is NOT an Allergen Covered by FALCPA

While we may have taken liberties with the title, we leave you with an important question about allergens and manufacturing.

Listen: SnackSafely.com CEO Dave Bloom on WPG Talk Radio’s “Middays with Michelle Show”

A half hour segment devoted entirely to issues of relevance to families coping with food allergies.

What We Learned from the Bruce Kelly Tragedy

A 22 year-old Minnesota man lost his life due to peanut cross-contact. We look at what we can do to prevent tragedies like this in the future.

Food Labeling Modernization Act Introduced in Congress

We discuss what this legislation does and doesn't address for the allergic community.

CSPI Rips Food Manufacturers, Calls on FDA to Designate Sesame an Allergen

Many of the companies contacted by CSPI and listed here would not disclose the sesame content of their products even when responding to direct inquiries.

Take Our 10 Second Allergen Warning Statement Test

See how well you know what those "may contain" type statements really mean.

Time Article: Can I Trust Allergy Warnings On Food Labels?

The article may mislead the reader by giving the impression that you can rely on labels to determine whether a food product is safe.

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