Tag Archive: Gluten-Free

Oct 31

FDA Food Allergen Labeling

When consumers with food allergies are purchasing food products, they normally examine the food labels to make sure a product does not contain any ingredients that would cause them to have an adverse reaction. Milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, nuts, wheat, peanuts, and soybeans are all common ingredients considered “major food allergens” that can potentially cause …

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Sep 20

FDA’s CFSAN Announces Plan for Program Priorities

On September 4, 2013, the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN or the Center), a public health regulatory center in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), published its 2013-2014 Plan for Program Priorities. The plan outlines certain goals and objectives that CFSAN intends to achieve to improve food and cosmetic safety. You …

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Aug 09

FDA Publishes Final Rule on Gluten-Free Labeling

On August 5, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule, “Food Labeling; Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods,” that defines the term “gluten-free” and adopts requirements for its voluntary use in food labeling. The regulation will particularly help those with Celiac disease to maintain a gluten-free diet. Celiac disease is an autoimmune …

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