James Giese

Food allergen labeling legislation passes House
The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 22. If signed by President Bush, the new act will go into effect January 1, 2006. The labeling laws, though not as strict as those passed by the European Union earlier this year, will require food manufacturers to clearly identify the presence of any of the eight major food allergens (milk, egg, fish, Crustacean shellfish, peanut, tree nut,…

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