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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.

Adding Insult to Injury: Kellogg’s Botches Warning to Allergic Consumers

Adding peanut flour to previously "safe" crackers was bad enough, but the company fails to warn consumers that the formulation has changed.

Is Kellogg’s Putting the Allergic at Risk to Avoid the Costs of the FSMA?

Peanut flour and other allergenic ingredients may be added to many other products depending upon the facility where they are manufactured.

Easter Chocolate? Hershey’s Thinks You Can’t Handle the Truth

Despite multiple requests, the company won't disclose shared lines.

Media Briefing: Kellogg’s Intentionally Adding Allergens to Products

This article is available as a PDF to make it easy to share with local media, parents, school nurses, teachers, and others that care for children with food allergies.

Study: Confusing Food Labels Place Allergic Consumers At Risk

"Our findings underscore the challenges people with food allergies face in deciding if a food product is safe to eat."

FDA Announces New Rules for ‘Gluten-Free’ Labeling

The FDA announced new labeling standards for foods claiming to be "Gluten-Free".

Kellogg’s, Unintended Consequences, and the Death of ‘May Contain’

Large food manufacturers are implementing fundamental changes in anticipation of FSMA directives. Is that a good thing?

Senate Dems to FDA: Label Sesame as an Allergen

Three senate democrats sent a letter urging the authority to issue a rule requiring manufacturers to label for the presence of sesame. We endorse their actions but think they should go further.

Scientific Group Finds Fake Ingredients in Common Foods

In an update to their Food Fraud Database to be published tomorrow, the US Pharmacopeial Convention warns that the amount of food fraud they discovered is up 60% this year over their first report in April 2012.

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