Sesame Now Added as Major Food Allergen

The Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act was signed into law designating sesame as the ninth major food allergen. This law requires food containing sesame to be clearly labeled by manufacturers by January 1, 2023. RQA offers allergen program development, allergen awareness training, allergen risk assessment and allergen risk reduction services. We also have expert consultants who can review your food labels to assure they meet FDA requirements for allergen labeling.

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