There has been some concern of late about gluten in ground spices. Canada’s Federal Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently released a study investigating this matter. The Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), a program of the Gluten Intolerance Group, is currently conducting a study to explore the level, if any, of gluten found in ground spices on the market today. We have collected samples throughout the country and are testing them using multiple methods for detecting gluten. Our results will be forthcoming as soon as the data has been received and analyzed. Stay tuned for information as we release it on our website.
FDA Clarifies Gluten-Free Regulation Impact on Restaurants
Recently the FDA updated the Question and Answer document related to the impact on restaurants who choose to label items gluten-free. http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/Allergens/ucm362880.htm#Labeling, question #9 now reads: Does the final rule apply to gluten-free claims made for foods served in restaurants, including cafeterias and buffets? FDA recognizes that compliance with the gluten-free rule in processed foods […]
Want to participate in a research study?!
If you have refractory celiac disease and are interested in participating in a research study on a potential treatment, link here for information. Study is organized by the Mayo Clinic in collaboration with the University of Chicago. http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01893775?term=NCT01893775&rank=1
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Test MyBread Gluten-Free Pita
Three Colorado locations are offering the pre-baked gluten-free alternative DENVER (November 12, 2013)