Recognizing the growing number of Americans with severe food allergies, Congresswoman Doris Matsui introduced the FASTER Act to make federal policy changes that will improve the health, safety and inclusion of the 32 million people living with them. The act would fund the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to collect information on the prevalence of food allergies and allergens, update package labeling to include sesame, and study the economic costs of living with food allergies. Congresswoman Matsui believes more research and evidence-based solutions are needed to help understand, treat, and maybe one day prevent food allergies.
Food Allergy Research & Education
Nearly 32 million Americans—including kids like Jared (pictured above)—live with food allergies and related disorders. These diseases affect their health and quality of life.
That’s why Congresswoman Doris Matsui introduced the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research (FASTER) Act to improve the health and safety of those living with food allergies and related disorders.
The Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act, a package of federal policy changes that will improve the health, safety and inclusion of the 32 million Americans living with food allergies, was introduced by Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA).