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Upcoming Webinar Explores Gluten-Free Labeling and Risk Management

Posted by Xochitl Javier

March 6, 2015 at 8:45 AM

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"Gluten-free" is the fastest growing food intolerance category. Celiac disease is on the rise. More and more, North American consumers are looking to buy gluten-free foods for a variety of health and diet concerns. In fact, the market for gluten-free foods has seen explosive growth over the last several years. And manufacturers would like to meet demand for this explosive growth.

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Topics: Gluten Free

10 Commonly Asked Questions About FDA Final Rule on Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods

Posted by Alyssa Noak

October 9, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Gluten_free_wheat_blogLast year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on the gluten-free labeling of foods. This rule was founded to support and raise awareness for those afflicted with celiac disease. Since then, many questions have arisen. Here are responses to 10 commonly asked.

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Topics: Gluten Free

Gluten-Free Labeling Rule Set to Go Into Effect

Posted by John Williams

June 19, 2014 at 9:37 AM

FDA Gluten-Free Labeling Rule

Food allergens, such as peanuts, fish, eggs, shellfish and wheat, have become familiar names among consumers. Over the past several years gluten – a protein found in wheat, barley and rye – has garnered much attention.

Almost three million people in the United States suffer from celiac disease, a genetic condition which affects the body’s ability to properly digest and metabolize gluten. Individuals with celiac disease are recommended to follow a gluten-free diet for life. Symptoms commonly associated with celiac disease include weight loss, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, acid reflux, general weakness and fatigue.

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Topics: Nutritional Labeling, Gluten Free

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