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[FAO] Internationally developed guidance on managing food allergens crucial
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Internationally developed guidance on managing food allergens crucial
5 November 2019
Jenny Scott is Senior Advisor in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She co-chaired the working group on the proposed draft code of practice on food allergen management for food business operators. Jenny explains the importance of the work on allergens.
“Food allergies are an increasing food safety issue globally, resulting in many food recalls (approximately 1/3 of food recalls in the U.S.), as well as a number of deaths, every year. Roughly 2 percent of adults and 5 percent of children in the U.S. are estimated to suffer from food allergies. The U.S. recognized that allergens pose a significant hazard to food-allergic consumers and included food allergen controls in its 2015 preventive controls requirements for food safety. With increasingly global markets for food, it is crucial to have internationally developed guidance on best practices to ensure an understanding of how to manage food allergens.··(중략)