FOOD ALLERGY LABELING GUIDELINES RELEASED

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

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.

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