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    Default Sesame May Finally Get Official Recognition As One of Our Most Common Allergens

    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.


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    Default Re: Sesame May Finally Get Official Recognition As One of Our Most Common Allergens

    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.
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