Gluten Free Labeling Laws 2013

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The 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 are not aware they have it. Band together, the celiac and gluten free community demanded gluten free labeling laws. While the FDA does not create laws, they do establish rules. Finally, after 8 years, the FDA has forwarded their finalized ruling. Continue reading “Gluten Free Labeling Laws 2013”

FDA’s Gluten-Free Labeling: Submit Your Comments by the Deadline

If 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 I updated that post so you will know how to view comments left by others, as well. Below, I share my comment that I left for the FDA on gluten-free labeling. I hope you submit yours today, before the October 3, 2011 deadline.

I not only commented on gluten-free labeling, but on “low gluten” labeling. See the comment that I left below: Continue reading “FDA’s Gluten-Free Labeling: Submit Your Comments by the Deadline”

Lower Gluten = Higher Price?

As you may have already read, the FDA has reopened commenting on gluten-free labeling. Because so many people do not have the time to go through the entire list of extremely long documents, or may not understand it, 1in133 has published answers to FAQs and a letter that you can sign which will be forwarded to the FDA. If the FDA requires lower levels for gluten-free labeling, will this effect pricing of gluten-free products? And if so, will this effect our economy? Continue reading “Lower Gluten = Higher Price?”

Gluten Free Labeling: FDA Reopens Commenting

What exciting news! Our voices have been heard loud and clear. The FDA has not only reopen the docket on gluten-free labeling, but has opened up the communication line, as well. Those with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or gluten sensitivity, along with manufacturers and more, may add their 2 cents in, so that the FDA has literally heard all of our voices. Learn where to communicate your opinions on gluten-free labeling and how this all came about. Continue reading “Gluten Free Labeling: FDA Reopens Commenting”