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Stay safe

Labels that show potential allergens, date marks, storage directions and directions for use help keep consumers safe.

Allergen Management

The 10 most common food allergens and sulphites must always appear on packaging or in connection with the display.

Directions for use

Directions for use must be included when there are health and safety reasons for doing so.

Date marking & storage advice

Best before and use by dates, and storage advice, tell us how long a food will keep before it deteriorates.

Allergy or intolerance?

Food allergy = an immune system reaction to a food Food intolerance = an inability to digest a food