Product Labeling

Product Labeling

Pertaining to food labeling requirements.

FDA Announces New Rules for ‘Gluten-Free’ Labeling

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

Understand the Limitations of the Label

Due to limitations in US labeling laws, there's NO way to know whether a product is safe for children with food allergies by reading the label alone!

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.
The White House

White House Petition to Expand Food Labeling

There is currently a petition circulating on the White House website to expand the allergens covered by FALCPA to include sesame seeds and mustard seeds, two common food ingredients that can cause severe reactions including anaphylaxis.

5 Things You Should Know About Food Labels

Five things you should know about food labels if you care for a child with food allergies.

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