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FDA Guidance Clarifies Labeling For Supplements Containing Food Allergens

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Manufacturers of dietary supplements are required to begin labeling products that contain major food allergens on Jan. 1 in order to comply with the Food Allergen Labeling & Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA)

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