Re: Petition to FDA to notify manufacturers that they cannot mitigate allergen cross-contact risks by adding sesame and other major allergens to foods

Sesame seeds in grinding bowl

HengYao Tang -

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) submits this petition under 21 U.S.C. § 350g, 5 U.S.C. § 553(e), 21 C.F.R. § 117.135, and 10 C.F.R. § 10.30 to equest that the Commissioner of Food and Drugs issue a notice to manufacturers and update its industry guidance to prevent manufacturers from intentionally adding sesame and other major allergens to products when they identify allergen cross-contact risks, a practice that violates food safety rules.

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