November 2018 eNews | FDA Considers Sesame as Allergen


Industry News: FDA Considers Whether to List Sesame as a Label Allergen

The FDA is in the early stages of collecting data on sesame allergens in order to understand allergic severity and the prevalence of sesame as a hidden food ingredient. The comment period ends in December. Learn more.

West Coast Training: Advanced Genesis Foods Training in El Segundo, Calif., Dec. 6-7

This workshop covers advanced topics such as due diligence and documentation for transitioning to the new FDA labeling regulations, new program features, PDCAAS, range formulas, advanced labels, and more. Register.

Consulting Services: Did you know? ESHA is more than just software and databases

Our Consulting Services team is made up of industry experts who are well versed in food-production and labeling regulations. We can create your labels, review your data, offer insight and more. Visit our webpage for more information.


Q: Why does Genesis include a linear footnote when FDA examples don’t? 
A: In a nutshell, the regulations don’t require a standard footnote on linear or tabular labels, but they “may be used” on packages. Genesis R&D Foods allows for both scenarios. For more information, check out our blog.