To protect me from nut reactions, before allergy labels and anaphylaxis awareness, there was simply my mom.
Consumer survey shows many take risks with ‘may contain’ allergen labels.
We investigated Starbucks’ seasonal beverages, finding that what’s called a nut isn’t always made from nuts
All of the participants in the Phase II trial were able to tolerate nearly 2 peanut kernels at the end of two months.
These types of labels are voluntary and are not required under labelling regulations in Canada.
While advisory labels can be helpful to allergic consumers, they are voluntary and are not required under labeling regulations in United States.
So-called “may contains”, or advisory labels on packaged foods, are confusing for allergic consumers and can even be dangerous
The number of beers labeled “gluten-free” has skyrocketed in recent years
Urge the PM to keep the promise and pass the clear label law!
Products from smaller food companies are more likely to contain allergens, whether or not they had an advisory statement, according to a study from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Researchers there looked at 400 products to see how the labelling for allergens held up. For example, almost 6 per cent of… Read more »