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Member Since 28 Feb 2011
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#726366 Fda Seeks Comments From Super-Sensitive Celiacs

Posted by on 29 August 2011 - 02:02 PM

As part of the current review of proposed "gluten-free" labeling, the FDA has asked for input from celiacs who are highly-sensitive. From the Federal Register p. 46675-6:
Federal Register V. 76 No. 149

A couple of quotes:

We recognize that there are highly sensitive individuals with celiac disease who may not be fully protected if they consume foods containing a trace level of gluten above 0.01 ppm but below 20 ppm. Therefore, we are seeking comments on whether a ''gluten free'' claim based on a < 20 ppm threshold should be accompanied by a qualifying statement.


FDA is interested in receiving data and comments that will help identify the proportion of the population of individuals that may experience adverse health effects as a result of exposure at levels of gluten between 0.01 ppm and <20 ppm.

Other than some of the members of this sub-forum, does anyone have any information about the size of this minority?
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#679276 Msp Airport!

Posted by on 28 February 2011 - 05:44 PM

For an upper-end meal you might want to try: Wolfgang Puck, Entry to Concourse G, near Checkpoint 7
612-726-5360 Ext. 338.
Alternatively, you could consider: Chilis Too, The Mall, across from Checkpoint 5, 612-355-4631, Concourse G, Gate 17

Bon appetit!

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