Sunday, September 21, 2008

Asthma and Allergy Foundation's Survey

From their website:

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is asking people with food allergies and their caretakers to take an online survey.

The purpose of the survey is to find out how people use the labels on foods that list ingredients and the warnings that a product may be contaminated by a known allergen. AAFA wants to become better informed about the impact of these labels.

Currently, federal law requires food manufacturers to include any of eight major allergens in the ingredients list on the label if the allergens are present in a food product. Advisory labels, saying that a product may contain an allergen, are not required, although many manufacturers use them. However, the wording of these advisories varies. If you would like to participate in this short, online survey, please click the link below and make sure to complete the survey before October 31, 2008!

Thank you for completing the survey and providing AAFA with this important information!

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