Food allergens: Is the US policy response adequate?
Fatal food allergies are on the increase, making comprehensive labelling on processed foods a matter of life or death. Yet many US food manufacturers fail to comply with recommended labelling requirements. To improve standards, the FDA has published a new compliance policy guide. Nevertheless, the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network is calling for greater government enforcement of ingredient labelling and more specific label wording. Pam Ahlberg takes up the story:
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