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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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[url="http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/alrgn.html"]http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/alrgn.html[/url]
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Good news for us in the UK and Europe: Changes to allergen labelling Thursday 24 November 2005 New food labelling rules should make it easier for people with a food allergy or intolerance to choose...
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If a product is made in Canada for distribution in the U.S., which labeling laws do they follow-Canada's or the U.S.'s? When travelling in other countries, how do you interpret labels? Do foods even...
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[url="http://www.foodstandards.gov.uk/foodindustry/Consultations/consulteng/allergenconsult"]http://www.foodstandards.gov.uk/foodindustry/Consultations/consulteng/allergenconsult[/url...
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We just found out about my sons peanut allergies. I was told by my aunt that in america it is the law that companies label their products with known allergins. Now after surfing around here (and...
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If there was an egg protein or peanut protein in a product like handsoap, makeup, shampoo, detergent, how would it be labeled? It wouldn't say egg or peanut right? Would it be one of the proteins...
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[url="http://www.expertclick.com/NewsReleaseWire/default.cfm?Action=ReleaseDetail&ID=9568"]http://www.expertclick.com/NewsReleaseWire/default.cfm?Action=ReleaseDetail&ID=9568[/url]...
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From the FDA-DSFL newsletter: The Food Advisory Committee will be meeting July 13 -15, 2005, in Greenbelt, MD, to evaluate the CFSAN Threshold Working Group draft report "Approaches to Establish...
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[url="http://www.csmt.ewu.edu/csmt/chem/jcorkill/soapcont.html"]http://www.csmt.ewu.edu/csmt/chem/jcorkill/soapcont.html[/url] The link is 33 pages long On page 3: Benzaldehyde:Artificial essential...
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I got this through an e-mail news release. Sorry if it's already posted somewhere: Press Release Source: The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection...
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? Anyone?
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My 3 year old daugther has a peanut allergy and I am wondering about the "processed on shared equipment" statement found on the ingredients lists. Do any of you with peanut allergies eat any foods...
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My son, who is peanut allergic, has been eating Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Granola Chewy Bites. Yesterday we noticed that they had updated the label to include almonds in the ingredient listing....

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