View Full Version : Sesame May Finally Get Official Recognition As One of Our Most Common Allergens

Mr. Wizard
11-26-20, 05:07 PM
Sam Bloch
November 23, 2020

Days after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that manufacturers should declare sesame as an ingredient on food labels, the House of Representatives passed a bill to add it to the official list of major food allergens—a victory for consumer advocates who have pushed for more recognition for a growing number of Americans who can’t eat the seed.

Keep Reading: https://thecounter.org/congress-pushes-food-labels-sesame-allergens-fda/

11-29-20, 04:12 PM
The article doesn't specify whether people of Jewish ethnicity have the highest incidence of allergies, but I have read that among Israeli children, sesame allergy is to them what peanut allergy is to us here in the USA.