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What You Need to Know About False Gluten-Free Labeling

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By Melanie Weir While studying abroad in England in 2001, I was introduced to Celiac Disease. I tried out the gluten-free diet, but was unsuccessful. In 2002, without knowing about my previous attempt at eliminating gluten from my diet, ...

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What planet is this chick living on? "According to the FDA, as of September 2011, gluten-free labeled products should (a) not include ingredients from gluten or gluten derivatives and (B ) maintain a status of less than 20ppm of gluten for all gluten-free labeled products."... NOT!!!

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I stopped reading after this mis- information:

According to the FDA, as of September 2011, gluten-free labeled products should (a) not include ingredients from gluten or gluten derivatives and (B) maintain a status of less than 20ppm of gluten for all gluten-free labeled products. For more information about the FDA’s Gluten Free food Labeling Request, go to:

http://www.fda.gov/Food/LabelingNutrition/FoodAllergensLabeling/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/ucm111487.htm#q9

Even the link says " proposed". I think if it had passed we would have heard of it. Also, if it just passed, they couldn't have required packaging changes to foods already on the shelves.

I suppose it could be the a lack of editing the finished article and she meant to say "proposed."

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