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Food Restrictions, Limitations and Allergies

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Label rules.

The federal government’s Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCA) mandates that if a packaged food contains fish, the specific fish used must appear on the ingredients label.

The wording “may contain” a specific type of fish, while not regulated, is a warning sign to avoid the product just to be safe. Note that food companies are not under a legal obligation to inform consumers about the risk of cross contamination (although many do).

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