FASTER Act Passes House of Representatives, Heads to White House

Summary: S.578 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)


Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2021 or the FASTER Act of 2021

This bill expands the definition of major food allergen for purposes of certain food-labeling requirements to specifically include sesame. In addition, the Department of Health and Human Services must report on certain information related to food allergy research and data collection activities.

It has now passed the United States House of Representatives and heads to the President, where we anticipate t he will sign our bill into law.

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