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Author Topic: Sesame Closer to Status as 9th Top Allergen  (Read 35 times)

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Offline SilverLining

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Sesame Closer to Status as 9th Top Allergen
« on: November 18, 2020, 10:22:01 AM »
https://www.allergicliving.com/2020/11/17/house-passes-faster-act-sesame-to-status-as-9th-top-us-allergen/

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Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act of 2019 – H.R. 2117 – a bill with a number of food allergy measures, including making sesame an official top allergen. Studies show that sesame allergy affects as many as 1.5 million Americans, and is difficult to avoid. It often shows on food labels under vague terms like “spices” or “natural flavors”.

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Re: Sesame Closer to Status as 9th Top Allergen
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2020, 01:19:17 PM »
I’ve been hearing that this is just around the corner for 25 years.  :cocktail:
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Re: Sesame Closer to Status as 9th Top Allergen
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2020, 10:09:12 PM »
It’s a really big corner.