Monday, August 07, 2006

Warning over food packaging allergy

The Independent, p. 12

By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor

Chocolate bar and ice cream wrappers containing latex can trigger potentially fatal allergic reactions in sensitive people but there is no law for it to be listed on labels, experts have warned.
A study commissioned by the Food Standards Agency found that one-third of packaging tested was contaminated with latex, which in some cases transferred to the food.


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