EU: Parliament to demand allergy labels for celery, lupin
The European Parliament is expected to demand that celery and celery products be added to a list of potentially allergenic ingredients that must be named on labels for food products sold in the EU. Other adopted amendments agreed by the parliament's environment committee to a new proposed directive now under discussion include an extension of the compulsory labelling list to include mustard. This is often used in ready-to-eat meals and can cause severe anaphylactic reactions.
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