The petition was submitted by a number of non-profit organizations including the Center for Science in the Public Interest and the Breast Cancer Fund.
Thirty-four people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.
Substantial improvements to food additives regulatory system are needed.
Respiratory symptoms were more common in older children compared with infants who presented with food-induced anaphylaxis.
Illnesses appear to be caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria.
Thirty people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.
Twenty-four people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.
An increased consumption of processed foods by 10% was associated with more than 10% increased risk for overall and breast cancers.
The Committee on Food Allergies concluded that the actual prevalence of food allergies is unknown due to misinterpretation of symptoms and lack of simple diagnostic tests.
In 2013, one-quarter of Campylobacter samples from infected people were resistant to quinolone antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, the agency said.
To date, no illnesses are known by the Department of Agriculture and Markets to be associated with this product.
Current allergy tests are not very reliable when it comes to diagnosing a patient's reaction.
Packaged food should not have enough of the peanut-contaminated cumin to trigger an allergic reaction, but patients with peanut allergy should be careful just in case.
Nearly one-third of all foods reported as serious health risks involved allergens that were not listed on food labels.
The rate of resistance to quinolone drugs in Salmonella typhi rose to 68% in 2012.
As gatekeepers, primary-care clinicians are able to provide education on the recognition and treatment of potentially fatal complications.
Goal is to protect U.S. food supply from potential terrorist acts.
Children with food allergies often face complications when they head off to school. Educating parents and working with them to create action plans for their child is an important part of creating a safe environment.