Allergen labeling has come a long way, but a US study of food labels last month found that ambiguities are still prevalent. FoodNavigator-USA.com examines the current position on gluten-free labeling rules.
The increasing prevalence of coeliac disease is driving innovation, and the growth in the size of the market is boosting R&D investment, but the ideal gluten-free product is still not on supermarket shelves.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance on the labeling of beers made with grains other than malted barley and hops, such as sorghum, rice or corn, the agency said on Wednesday.
Many American parents are seeking out gluten-free foods, often without diagnosis of celiac disease, according to a new report – but nutrition and public policy expert Marion Nestle says it is not a concern.