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Can’t touch this: “Latex-free” labels are misleading

Posted March 13, 2013, 12:34 pm Daniel Pendick, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch If you or a loved one has a latex allergy or sensitivity, think twice before reaching for a product that says “latex free” or “does not contain latex.” That’s the latest advice from the FDA, which says no existing tests can show that a product is completely free from latex. Labeling that suggests a product doesn’t contain the…

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