TITLE

Food allergen labelling

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/26/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 5, p415
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the new labelling requirements for food allergens, gluten sources, and sulphites in prepackaged foods. The Health Canada implements the new labelling requirements to provide increased protection for food allergy sufferers. These new labelling requirements will oblige manufacturers to provide information on the proteins derived from almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, sesame seeds, eggs, gluten sources produced by barley, oats, rye and wheat, and sulphites presents in the food.
ACCESSION #
33923051

 

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