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

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?
The Board

When a Manufacturer Says ‘Trust Us’ Regarding Allergens

They're not REQUIRED to disclose the possibility of cross-contact with allergens. Should you trust them to?

Press Release: Kellogg’s: Don’t Add Peanut Flour to Existing Products

Products that were previously relied upon as “safe” alternatives for consumers with peanut allergies will soon pose a risk of anaphylaxis to those very same consumers, many of whom are children.

Hershey’s SmartLabel™ and the Potential Danger for Consumers with Food Allergies

We urge the GMA to rethink the initiative with regard to allergens by adopting rules for more complete disclosure.

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