WASHINGTON -- Manufacturers of products containing any of the "Big Eight" food allergens -- peanuts, soybeans, milk, eggs, fish, crustaceans, tree nuts and wheat -- are being urged to follow new labeling guidelines. The voluntary guidelines may stave off governmental action on the matter. Under the guidelines, labels would clearly identify allergens in simple terms and within, or in immediate proximity to, the ingredient panel. Until now, regulations required allergens to be cited in ...
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