WASHINGTON -- Manufacturers whose products contain any of the "Big 8" food allergens -- peanuts, soybeans, milk, eggs, fish, crustaceans, tree nuts and wheat -- are being urged to follow the new labeling guidelines unveiled here last week. Under the voluntary guidelines, prepared by a coalition of food trade associations with the goal of staving off governmental action, labels would clearly identify allergens in simple terms and within, or in immediate proximity to, the ingredient panel. ...
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