Food allergies? There’s an app for that!

Unlabeled allergens continue to be the leading cause of food recalls in the U.S., resulting in lower consumer confidence and an economic burden for the industry and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), who currently regulates about 80% of the food manufactured for sale in the U.S.

However, a new smartphone app, known as FoodMaestro, […]

Undeclared almond in paprika expands allergy alert

The investigation of undeclared allergens in spices has widened as new recalls have been issued in Europe for paprika, and spice mixtures containing paprika, which have been found to be contaminated with almond. This comes shortly after ground cumin, and several other products containing cumin, were recalled recently in the U.S. and later in Europe […]

Love is in the air but what’s in your dark chocolate?

Heart shaped boxes of dark chocolates may a no-brainer when it comes to putting a smile on your valentine’s face, but if they have a milk allergy, you may want to think twice before heading to the candy shop.

That’s because a recent study by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found that from the […]