Most readers will know that tree nuts are one of the key 14 allergens, and that peanuts – a legume, botanically, not a nut – are another of the 14. Accordingly, when either is present in a food product, it… Read more
Quick post about a news item this week which caught my eye, on the increasing prevalence of lupin being used in products Stateside. Lupin has the potential to cross-react with peanut and soya — meaning some people with peanut and… Read more
It started with a tweet from Carly (@GfreeB) about a Montezuma’s label reading ‘free from … gluten’, an expression not permitted under labelling law. The words have to be ‘gluten free’, although many companies slip up, most recently Saclá, with… Read more
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