From Dave Bloom, SnackSafely.com: "Announcing the launch of Allergence, a free service designed specifically for families coping with food allergies and celiac disease.
You’ve heard us drone on about the issue many times: Due to lax regulations, the estimated 15 million Americans suffering with food allergies can’t rely on the label alone to determine whether a product is safe for them. Though manufacturers are required to disclose when each of the top eight allergens is an ingredient of a product, the FDA does not require warnings of potential cross-contamination, such as “May contain traces of peanuts” and “Manufactured in a facility that also processes sesame”. You may think a product is safe if these warnings are absent, but you can’t know for sure – especially in cases where there are warnings for some allergens and not others..." More...
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