Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Food Policy Research]

Project Details

Food Allergies Education

Research Team: Carol Byrd-Bredbenner

Project Duration: 7/2005 to 6/2006

This project is a response to the directive promulgated under New Jersey public law 2005, C.026-(A303 ACS 2R) requiring the development of effective outreach and media materials to increase awareness of food allergens. A statewide “Ask Before You Eat, Know Before You Serve” campaign, fact sheets and other media and venue-specific materials were developed for persons with food allergies, as well as parents and care providers of children with food allergies. Materials were also developed for foodservice workers, advising of the importance of being fully informed about menu ingredients, preparation and storage procedures, and cross contamination.

Funding Agency: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Contact: Carol Byrd-Bredbenner


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