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Wine Spectator's Christina Zapel reports that if you're one of the millions of Canadians who suffer from food allergies, a new wine labeling law is looking out for you. Starting next year, some wines will carry a warning label with the words "Contains Eggs, Fish, or Dairy," as well as a sulfite declaration. Announced by Health Canada, the country's department of health, the law goes into effect next summer. It requires wines-both imported and domestic-that contain allergen-causing proteins to state the ingredients in common language. Winemakers often use these substances as gentle clarifying agents when fining wines.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 26, 2011.
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