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

FARE's Courage at Congress Campaign

Courage at Congress Campaign: FARE Needs YOUR Help

Schedule meetings with your members of Congress to encourage them to become FASTER Act co-sponsors!
Coconuts

Coconut Coalition Launches Initiative to Remove Coconut From the FDA ‘Top...

CCA will request that FDA revise FALCPA guidance to remove coconut from the list of tree nuts.
Sesame Seeds

Illinois Enacts Law Requiring Food Manufacturers to Label for Sesame

Sesame joins the Top 8 in Illinois. The FDA should follow suit.
Whole Earth 3 Nut Butter

The UK Recall Causing Uproar on Social Media

The UK Food Standards Agency is being ridiculed on social media after the recall of a popular spread for mislabeling.
Sesame Seeds

Study: Sesame Allergy Common Among Children with Food Allergy in Small...

While seeking to determine IgE levels that predict clinical reactivity to sesame, this study found sesame allergy prevalent in a small cohort.
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.

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