Welcome to May's Label Alert! In this month's headlines, sesame is declared a "major allergen," supply chain communication makes BE labeling compliance challenging, the Dairy Pride Act is reintroduced, USDA denies President Biden is banning meat, and more ...
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So enjoy the May flowers, and catch up on the latest industry news with Label Alert.
5 Takeaways From the New Food Allergy Law
Sesame becomes a “major allergen,” joining milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soybeans.Starting on January 1, 2023, if food contains sesame, you should see it indicated on the label.
Compliance with the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS) – which requires firms with annual sales of >$2.5m to label ‘bioengineered’ foods, beverages, and supplements – is mandatory from January 1, 2022. So is the industry up to speed? It’s a pretty mixed bag, according to labeling experts.
Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) chair of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) are reintroducing bipartisan legislation in the Senate to combat what they say is the “unfair practice of mislabeling non-dairy products using dairy names.”
Food technologies and related claims continue to evolve dramatically – from bio-engineering, to CBD to plant-based foods and cultured meat.
Our2021 Food Label Conferencewill address these trends with government regulators and industry thought leaders who can unpack the latest changes and give insight into their legal and regulatory implications.
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