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Allergen Labeling

What is the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004?

When do the labeling requirements of the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) become effective for packaged foods sold in the United States?

What is a “major food allergen?”

Does FALCPA provide any specific direction for declaring the presence of ingredients from the three food groups that are designated as "major food allergens (i.e., tree nuts, fish, and Crustacean shellfish?")

Section 201(qq) of the Act defines the term "major food allergen" to include "tree nuts." In addition to the three examples provided in section 201(qq) (almonds, pecans, and walnuts), what nuts are considered "tree nuts?"

Juice HACCP Regulation

Where can I find more information on conducting a hazard analysis?

How many critical control points (CCPs) should there be in a HACCP plan?

The Reportable Food Registry

What is the Reportable Food Registry?

What foods are covered by the Reportable Food Registry?

How has FDA improved the RFR since the portal opened in September 2009?

Is help available for food facilities that have questions about the RFR?

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