FDA Poised To Create Criteria For Evaluating Potential Food Allergens

By Kelly Lienhard / February 23, 2022 at 3:42 PM
FDA sent a draft guidance detailing criteria for evaluating potential major allergens to the White House Office of Management and Budget, potentially signaling the agency is preparing to add additional foods to the list of major allergens. The draft guidance, titled “Evaluating the Public Health Importance of Food Allergens Other Than the Major Food Allergens Listed in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act,” was sent to OMB on Feb. 10 and appears to be FDA’s response to requirements laid...

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