Black Owned Companies Supporting the Food Allergy Community
As an organization that promotes the safety and wellness of the food allergy community, we stand in solidarity with our Black peers during these times of racial injustice.
The FDA has created a new temporary policy for food-labeling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their goal is to “minimize the impact of supply chain disruptions on product availability”. Essentially, food manufacturers can make minor changes to ingredients within the product, without changing the label.
Food Allergy Portrayal in the Media
One thing that has always stood out to me in having food allergies is the way that it is portrayed in movies and television. Through the years of watching loads of TV and movies, I as well as others have realized that food allergies are often portrayed in a negative light.
Hidden Names for Common Allergens
Knowing other names for common food allergens will help you identify them in a food product. Ingredients derived from the common allergens may be listed as something different on food labels. To successfully avoid your allergen, you need to look specifically for...
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