Tag: food labels

Ednan-Laperouse Family

Natasha’s Legacy Becomes Law in the UK

The new legislation, known as ‘Natasha’s Law’, covers foods that are prepared and packed on the same premises from which they are sold.
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

FDA Commissioner’s Statement on the Consideration of Labeling for Sesame as...

"The FDA is advancing a new effort for the consideration of labeling for sesame to help protect people who have sesame allergies."
Natasha Ednan-Laperouse

What We Hope to Learn from the Natasha Ednan-Laperouse Inquest

Natasha was always careful to check the food she bought for sesame but the allergen was not included in the ingredient list.
Chips Ahoy Packaging

Important Advisory Regarding the Safe Snack Guide and Chips Ahoy Cookies

We have removed listings of all Chips Ahoy brand cookies from the Safe Snack Guide.

Parent’s Health Knowledge Could Affect How Many Reactions Their Kids Have...

Children whose parents scored lower on health literacy assessments were more likely to suffer from allergic reactions.
Allergence Profile

This Weekend’s Allergence Upgrade Brings Changes to Profiles

Upgrade promises a faster, more streamlined user experience.
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.
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.

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