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Graphic Explains the Shortcomings in US Allergen Labeling Regulations Everyone Coping with Food Allergies Should Know

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sets regulations regarding the labeling of packaged foods. Under FALCPA — The Food Allergy Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 — manufacturers are required to label for specific allergens, but the regulations established under the act are flawed and skewed to favor manufacturers over allergic consumers.

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Here is our latest graphic summarizing why you can’t rely on the product label alone to keep you safe from your allergens of concern. Click here to download a PDF copy you can print at home and keep handy or share with family, friends, and your child’s teacher.

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Dave Bloom
Dave Bloom is CEO and "Blogger in Chief" of SnackSafely.com.