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The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Chair Heather Hancock has welcomed the announcement of a new allergen labelling law to help further protect the UK’s two million people living with food allergy, made on the 25th June 2019 by Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

The government plans to introduce the new legislation this summer which will mandate full ingredients labelling for foods which are prepacked for direct sale.

It is proposed that the new laws will come into force in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by summer 2021 – giving food businesses time to adapt to the change.

Read the full FSA article HERE