Food and Drug Administration

VIDEO: Some Companies May Not Be Following Illinois Law requiring Food Warning Labels for Sesame Allergies

Original story and reporting by Samantha Chatman for ABC 7 Chicago on November 24th. Link to original story and video segment may be found HERE. Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:59PM CHICAGO (WLS) — A new Illinois law is supposed to protect both adults and children with sesame allergies, but some argue that law is giving…

New Study Finds Prevalence of Sesame Allergy, as Illinois Becomes First State to Mandate Sesame Labeling on Packaged Foods

Original Article published by Food and Drug Law at Keller and Heckman LLP on August 7th, 2019 for the National Law Review. Link to original story may be found HERE A new study by researchers from Northwestern University found that 0.49% of Americans, or 1.5 million children and adults, reported having an allergy to sesame, based on…

Sesame Allergy Rates Are Increasing: Here’s What to Know

Original story written by Kristen Fischer on August 2nd, 2019, for Healthline.com Link to original article may be found HERE   Sesame allergy is more common than most people may think, according to a new studyTrusted Source published today in JAMA Network Open. More than 1 million children and adults in the United States have the allergy,…
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