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

Justice

A Look Inside an Ongoing Food Allergy Lawsuit: Hult vs Daniele...

We talk with Laurel Francoeur, the attorney for the plaintiffs, who walks us through the case.
Woman Studying Label

Food Allergy 101: Anatomy of a Customer Service Response Regarding Allergens

So you've taken the first step by reaching out to the manufacturer and they've responded with a message detailing their procedures. Or have they?
Amanda Huynh at Hospital

The Amanda Huynh Tragedy and Flawed Allergen Labeling in the US

Amanda's loss may well have been avoided had more clear and effective labeling regulations been in place.
Undeclared Allergens

Undeclared Allergens Top Reason for Food Recalls in 2017

Food Safety Magazine's annual summary of the prior year's food recalls is not good news for food allergy sufferers.
Label Reader

Australian Study: Food Allergy Sufferers at Significant Risk from Pre-Packaged Foods

Study uncovered a number of anaphylactic reactions to undisclosed allergens over a three-month period.
Crunchy!

Advisory: Beware of Allergies to Edible Insects

Bring the epinephrine along if you plan on munching on crunchy grasshopper.

Help Finding Foods for Families with (Multiple) Allergies

It's pull-out-your-hair frustrating, but we provide resources that can help.

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."

What We Learned from the Ronak Warty Tragedy

We look back on Ronak's story to see how we might prevent similar occurrences in the future.

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?

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