Allergen Management

Food manufacturers should act now to avoid the new rules governing the handling and labelling of food allergens forcing up the number of food alerts issued by the Food Standards Agency

New guidance for manufacturers on managing allergens

By Rick Pendrous

New rules governing the handling and labelling of food allergens, which come into force later this year, could drive up the number of food alerts issued by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), unless manufacturers and others take urgent action.

European food manufacturers' association FoodDrinkEurope has set out five principles for allergen management in its new report

Food manufacturers offered advice on allergen management

By Laurence Gibbons and Mike Stones

European manufacturers’ association FoodDrinkEurope (FDE) has urged food businesses to adopt allergen management systems that consider all operations − from raw materials sourcing and manufacturing to packaging of the finished product.

FDF seeks to curb excessive 'may contains' labelling

FDF seeks to curb excessive 'may contains' labelling

By Elaine Watson

The Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF’s) allergens steering group has published a paper setting out a best practice approach to allergen management that aims to tackle excessive ‘may contains’ labelling.

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