FDA Issues Proposed Gluten-Free Definition

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has published a much-anticipated definition of "gluten-free" using a threshold of 20 parts per million, an extremely low amount since studies have shown allergic reactions in humans do not occur until the ingestion of 100ppm or more.

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has published a much-anticipated definition of “gluten-free” using a threshold of 20 parts per million, an extremely low amount since studies have shown allergic reactions in humans do not occur until the ingestion of 100ppm or more. As published in the Federal Register, the definition applies to the labeling of food products that do not contain prohibited grains, as well as any ingredients derived from a prohibited grain that ha

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