WASHINGTON -- Allergy sufferers no longer need be afraid of food. As of Jan. 1, food and beverage products must state on their labels if they contain any of eight food allergens, as mandated by the Food and Drug Administration. These allergens -- wheat, fish, shellfish, egg, tree nuts, peanuts, soybeans and milk -- account for 90% of food allergies, according to the FDA. Some retailers plan to alert consumers to the packaging changes. Haggen Food and Pharmacy in Bellingham, Wash., will ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.