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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Allergen Labeling Bill
Celiac.com 07/21/2004 - Tonight the U.S. House of Representatives, under the leadership of Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), passed the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (S. 741).
This landmark legislation will require the top 8 food allergens [milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat and soy] to be listed on food labels by January 1, 2006.
The bill also requires the FDA to develop rules for the use of the term gluten-free on product labels by January 2008.
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