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My 15 mo old son was diagnosed in Sept with allergies to peanuts, tree nuts and eggs. I know most products list the top 8 allergens. Do they have to list may contain, made on same equipment, made in...
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i have read somewhere that some childrens paints have nut oil in them but im not sure which ones, people need to read the labels when you buy them
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The other night when shopping at Trader Joe's, my husband purchased a bag of frozen pasta with a pesto sauce to enjoy at work (I have tree nut and peanut allergies). As I was reading the packaging,...
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Hi, I am helping an organization to update/develop an educational tool to help children and adults improve their label-reading skills. Basically, the participant will be given a box of about 20...
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Looks like the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Trade Bureau is looking to catch up with the allergen labeling trend. Right now, alcohol does not need to be labeled for allergen - in fact, it doesn't require...
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Hi, Good lesson and validation of my obsession with label reading even for things we use frequently. We were at my friend's church for a Friday family night. They were making smores and my friend...
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Declaration of Food Allergens The CFIA is again reminding food manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of their responsibility to ensure that the foods they sell are safe for all...
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ALLERGY ALERT - UNDECLARED ALLERGENS IN PRE-PACKAGED FOOD PRODUCTS OTTAWA, March 23, 2007-The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with food allergies to exercise caution before...
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Given the actual title of this report, (Report to The Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions United States Senate And The Committee on Energy and Commerce United States House of...
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I received this interesting email from a support group in NJ. I have never given my DS straight up coconut. He has eaten stuff with coconut oils in it. Anyone have problems with it? Here is the...
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Quick background: FALCPA allows manufacturers to notify FDA that their product does not contain any allergenic protein and therefore doesn't need to be labeled for it. FDA has a certain amount of...
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We have discovered that our daughter can have things with labels that say "made in a plant that also processes nuts". If the label says "may contain traces of" she cannot have it. The ONLY exception...
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Are corporations in the US legally obligated to label with "may contain..." or "manufactured at a facility that processes..." or is this labeling voluntary?
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Industry has submitted a second exception petition, which would exempt them from having to label for soy. Looks like this company's product is used in a number of things, including chewing gum,...
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FDA has issued guidance for industry on labeling for soy lecithin as a release agent. A "release agent" refers to an agent used to facilitate the release of foods (such as baked goods) from food...
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Here is my draft testimony explaining the concerns I have with the draft Threshold Working Group paper. I'll be presenting this to the committee tomorrow (July 13). If you have any comments, please...
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Looks like FDA has received its first exception petition. This petition process allows manufacturers to get an exception from labeling for an allergen if they can demonstrate that there is no risk...
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There is legislation at the federal level that has passed the House (HR 4167- The National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005- now SB 3128) that would preempt more than 200 state laws dealing with food...
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A lot of companies are adding a disclaimer on their packaging that warns that the product "May contain peanuts or tree nuts" even when they know darn well that the product has no peanuts. All the...
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Here is the updated FDA guidance to manufacturers on labeling: [url="http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/alrguid2.html"]http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/alrguid2.html[/url] I was very happy to see the...

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