What is the Food Allergen Labeling And Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) of 2004?

The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) of 2004 is an amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.  It requires the label of a food containing an ingredient with protein from a major food allergen declare the presence of the allergen in a prescribed manner.

FALCPA took effect on January 1, 2006.

Category: Food Labeling in the US

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