FDA PLANS TO CURTAIL ALLERGEN MISLABELING

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration here said it plans to issue a guidance for the industry that should reduce the number of product recalls. The move came after an investigation found that, of 85 food manufacturers, one-fourth omitted common allergens like nuts and eggs from their labels."We are issuing an inspection guide to our field investigators that will focus on food allergens and

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration here said it plans to issue a guidance for the industry that should reduce the number of product recalls. The move came after an investigation found that, of 85 food manufacturers, one-fourth omitted common allergens like nuts and eggs from their labels.

"We are issuing an inspection guide to our field investigators that will focus on food allergens and tell them what to look for at a manufacturer to prevent cross-contamination," an FDA s

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