in daily life,People often have allergies to some foods due to personal physical reasons,For people with allergies,Allergen information on food packaging is very important. At present, a considerable number of food packaging bags are not marked with allergen information,Most of them only indicate the nutritional content and content,did not appear”allergen”typeface,Even with allergen information,Reminders are also in various forms. 8Allergen information should be marked on food-like raw materialsFood allergies can cause a variety of uncomfortable symptoms,Severe cases can even lead to shock,life threatening. For many people with allergies,When buying food, pay special attention to whether it contains allergens. Ms. Zhao’s daughter is allergic to milk,So when Ms. Zhao was choosing food for her daughter,Watch out for the presence of dairy products. But a few days ago,She bought a bottle of drink for her daughter,not long after,My daughter has an allergic reaction,After going to the hospital,The doctor said that the drink may contain milk ingredients,cause allergies. Ms Zhao said: “Merchant is irresponsible,If ingredients contain allergens,Why not mark it on the packaging??That way I won’t buy it by mistake. I believe in letting consumers know about allergen information in food,It also belongs to respecting the consumer’s right to know. “It is stipulated in the “General Rules for the Labeling of Prepackaged Foods” promulgated by the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China,Cereals and their products, crustaceans and their products, fish and their products, eggs and their products, peanuts and their products, soybeans and their products, milk and dairy products if the food contains gluten(including lactose), nuts and their nut products, etc.8ingredients that may cause allergic reactions,Recognizable names should be used in ingredient lists,Or give a hint near the ingredient list. so,Consumers can avoid buying foods that may cause their allergies.Most food packaging bags are not labeled with allergen informationSo,Does the food manufacturer include allergen information on the packaging??Allergen Information for Foods,Most food packaging says nothing about it. even with allergen information,Expressions are not the same,It varies greatly from brand to brand.E.g,A certain brand of bread is not only labeled with food allergen information and other allergens processed on the production line,Even the food preservatives placed in the packaging bags contain alcohol,Allergies that may cause allergies are very clearly written. The ingredient list of another brand of bread indicates eggs, milk powder, wheat flour, etc.,No allergen information. Another waffle is marked on the packaging bag”This product contains eggs, wheat flour, milk powder and soy lecithin.”But there is no indication that these ingredients may cause allergies.Overall,The majority still have no allergen information. E.g,in nuts and peanuts,Most food packaging does not have any allergy information. in canned food,Only a few canned fish have allergen alerts on the packaging.at the same time,Citizens are also less concerned about food allergens,when shopping for food,Pay more attention to production date, shelf life and nutritional content,Basically don’t look at the ingredient list,As for allergen tips,almost never heard of,There are also many consumers who do not know which foods they are allergic to. A citizen said,He was not aware of the allergy marked on the food packaging bag,But he thinks it’s a good thing to have such a hint, “Allergy tips on food packaging would be better,It can also show that food companies care about the health of consumers.”
Allergen information on food packaging bags
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