Japan Amended the Food Labelling Standards to Add Walnut as a Mandatory Food Allergen

Food Allergy Japan To Require Mandatory Allergy Labeling For Walnuts
On 9 March 2023, the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) announced that they have published amendments to the Food Labelling Standards (Cabinet Ordinance No.10 of 2015).
The revision comes into force on 9 March 2023. For the allergen declaration for walnut, the transitional period will end on 31 March 2025.
The main changes are as follows:
  • Addition of walnut to the Specified Ingredients for which an allergen declaration is mandatory;
  • Addition of…

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