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Meme Monday - Food Allergens - Allergen Awareness

These eight foods, and any ingredient that contains protein derived from one or more of them, are designated as “major food allergens' by FALCPA.

The eight foods identified by the law are

  1. Milk
  2. Eggs
  3. Fish (e.g., bass, flounder, cod)
  4. Crustacean shellfish (e.g., crab, lobster, shrimp)
  5. Tree nuts (e.g., almonds, walnuts, pecans)
  6. Peanuts
  7. Wheat
  8. Soybeans

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