Wouldn't it be awesome if we could flood the FDA with this petition? Have people sign and add their full address (ie house number, street, city, state, and zip code). You can make copies to get many more signatures. (each page must show the petition so that people have a chance to read it before signing). The cut off date is Oct. 29, 2001. You can send it directly to the FDA at the following address:
Dockets Management Branch
HFA-305 Docket No. OOP-1322
5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061
Rockville, MD 20852
Julie Reinhard needs to know how many signatures you have collected. Please contact her at [email]JulieLMR@aol.com[/email]
Peanut/tree nut-free wishes, Victoria
Studies show that cross contamination occurs frequently in the food manufacturing process and that the finished food product does not bear the label stating the presence of a known food allergen. These omissions pose serious hazards to food allergy sufferers. It is well documented that even trace amounts of foods can harm food allergic people. Therefore, as citizens of the United States of America who are parents, relatives, friends, neighbors, daycare workers, teachers, babysitters, children, and adults who suffer from food allergies, WE THE UNDERSIGNED petition the FDA to:
(1)put allergen regulations as an
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