The bar wrappers and boxes feature a patent-pending QR code system, which, when scanned, provides test results from the bar’s batch, showing any measurable amounts of specific allergens.
Zego’s sunflower-seed-based bars are unique because they’re formulated without the eight major food allergens (including nuts, soy, dairy and gluten). Like most energy bars though, Zegos are made in a shared facility where cross-contact with allergens is possible, even though careful control procedures are followed.
While most manufacturers simply place a warning of potential cross-contact on their packaging, Zego goes further by enabling consumers to see exactly how much of a potential allergen might be in their bar’s specific batch, all with a simple scan using their smartphones.
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