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Gluten Free Irish Drinks Warnings

Gluten Free St. Patrick Day Alcohol Warnings

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Every St. Patrick’s Day, millions of people eat out and drink out. If you are gluten intolerant, it makes it difficult to do so, especially with Irish spirit. If you are gluten intolerant or have celiac disease and you do not tolerate alcohol made from gluten grains, see the information below. The newest recommendation is for manufacturers to not label their alcohols gluten free if they are derived from gluten grains. Read more about it at Gluten Free Alcohol Defined. Meanwhile, I have you covered. Read the below and find a recipe for an alternative Bailey’s Irish Cream. Continue reading “Gluten Free Irish Drinks Warnings”

Review of Delaying the FDA Gluten Free Final Rule

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Last Updated on July 15, 2014The FDA gluten free final rule is set to go into effect August 5, 2014. United States offices reviewed the financial impact. Learn the Final Regulatory Impact Analysis and the Regulatory Flexibility Analysis. Currently, there are approximately 5% (or 1,096) products that are labeled gluten free that do not meet the …
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The White House Wants Your Feedback on Gluten Free Labeling

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Last Updated on August 21, 2017Gluten-Free Should Mean Gluten-Free I just received an email from the White House further explaining the recent gluten free labeling rules. Read the below message and check my previous article, FDA Finalizes Gluten Free Labeling for further information. By Michael R. Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine at the …
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Breaking News: FDA Finalizes Gluten Free Labeling Laws

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Last Updated on May 31, 2019After years of pressure from the gluten free community for The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to finalize the gluten free labeling laws (actually rules, not laws), the wait is over. Today the FDA announced the definition of “gluten-free” for food labeling. Those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance will …
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Gluten Free Labeling Laws 2013

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Last Updated on May 3, 2013The gluten free diet is more than just a popular trend. Those with celiac disease or gluten-intolerance often experience side effects to minute portions of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and most oats. It is estimated that 1 in 133 Americans have celiac disease, alone. Unfortunately, most …
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New Gluten Free Labeling Regulations in Canada

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Last Updated on May 18, 2015After much discussion between Health Canada* and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)**, they have now reached an agreement on gluten free labeling and more. Beginning August 4, 2012, the new regulations for gluten labeling and allergens, that were announced 18 months prior, go into effect. In addition to gluten, …
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New Gluten Free Alcohol Ruling by U.S. TTB

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Last Updated on March 29, 2018The TTB (Department of the Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau)’s Ruling 2012-2, Interim Policy on Gluten Content Statements in the Labeling and Advertising of Wines, Distilled Spirits, and Malt Beverages was made on May 25, 2012. Their ruling offers guidance to alcohol beverage manufacturers who desire to place a gluten free …
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NFCA Amber Designation Suspended

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Last Updated on August 9, 2015In April of this year, the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) kick started their Amber Designation for restaurants. The Amber Designation was one of their two-tier designation in their GREAT Kitchens program. In an effort to distinguish gluten free food from safe gluten free food, they provided two designations: green …
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FDA’s Gluten-Free Labeling: Submit Your Comments by the Deadline

Last Updated on September 1, 2015If you haven’t read how to add your comments to the FDA’s Regulations on gluten-free labeling, you may read the instructions and about the issue at https://glutenfreerecipebox.com/gluten-free-labeling-fda. I updated that post so you will know how to view comments left by others, as well. Below, I share my comment that I …
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