On July 5, 2019, at the Cabinet Office Consumer Commission Food Labeling Section Meeting, the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) announced that "Almond has been added to the list of foods recommended to use allergen labeling" and "Walnut has been designated as a food subject to mandatory labeling. There are 27 items on the list of specified ingredients containing allergens in Japan, divided into two labeling categories – mandatory and recommended. This hyperlink contains information on both allergen categories mandated in Japan.  https://label-bank.com/newsletter/issues/201909.html

Updated 22 October, 2019