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Media Release December 24, 2020

FARE Issues Statement Regarding FDA Extension of Comment Period for Sesame Labeling

Statement to be attributed to Lisa Gable, Chief Executive Officer, FARE: Today, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would extend the comment period on its draft voluntary sesame labeling guidance adding another 45 days to the timeline. FARE is grateful for this extension as it affords an opportunity for the 1.5 million who are allergic to sesame and the more than 32 million Americans suffering from potentially life-threatening food allergies to share their thoughts and feelings on this incredibly important issue.” 

To learn more, including how to submit comments, view the FDA update here.

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FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) is the world’s leading non-governmental organization engaged in food allergy advocacy and the largest private funder of food allergy research. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and to provide them hope through the promise of new treatments. FARE is transforming the future of food allergy through innovative initiatives that will lead to increased awareness, new and improved treatments and prevention strategies, effective policies and legislation and novel approaches to managing the disease. To learn more about FARE, visit our Living Teal™ YouTube channel, or

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