Sesame Added To List Of Food Allergens To Be Labelled On Packaged Foods

President Joseph R. Biden has signed into law a monumental new food allergy bill requiring that sesame – to which nearly 1.6 million Americans are allergic – be labelled on packaged foods beginning January 1, 2023 and that food allergy research be given greater priority by the federal government. “The…

Combatting The Allergy Issue

Allergies are the most common chronic disease in the US. Researchers estimate that 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million children under age 18. That’s one in 13 children, or roughly two in every classroom. With numbers growing, more must be done to protect affected consumers. Here Darcy Simonis,…
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