In EU, as well as in USA and other countries with different allergens requirements (e.g. Japan), the choice of the legislator is to specifically consider as "allergens" - for labeling purposes - only the so called "major allergens": substances which account for the major % of food allergies found in the local population. It could … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Allergy to apples ?!
Question for written answer to the Commission Giovanni La Via (PPE) - 18th February 2016 Subject: Products containing gluten: protecting coeliac consumers Coeliac disease is an auto-immune disorder that affects 1% of the European population, in which the immune system can cause malabsorption and increases the risk of nutrient deficiencies, anaemia and osteoporosis, given that … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Protecting coeliac consumers and gluten-free logos