April 27th, 2021
|   MARKET NEWS
New Sesame Labeling Regulations Have Arrived: What You Need to KnowNew Sesame Labeling Regulations Have Arrived: What You Need to Know

Sesame seeds have been consumed for thousands of years worldwide, but the popular ingredient recently reached the crossroads of food safety and labeling in the United States. On April 23, President Biden signed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, and Research (FASTER) Act into law requiring the food industry to declare sesame on the labels of packaged foods beginning January 1, 2023.  Sesame is now the ninth major food allergen to require food labeling and food allergen controls, which could pose significant challenges for the food industry.

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