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Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory

Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled "gluten free" take effect on Tuesday — a "major milestone," says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders.<p>"The gluten-free diet for someone with<p>celiac diseaseis like insulin for diabetics," says Dr. Alessio Fasano, …

FDA Regulates Meaning of 'Gluten-Free'

Starting today, gluten-free has a legal definition.<p>After a yearlong compliance phase, the Food and Drug Administration now requires any food labeled …

'Gluten-Free' Labeling Standards Kick In

WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting this week, "gluten-free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten-free" had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.<p>This new requirement is especially important for people who suffer from celiac …

Gluten-free food labels must now comply with FDA rules

New federal rules defining the use of the term "gluten free" on packaged foods take effect today. The rules are intended to help the 3 million Americans — a little less than 1% of the population — who have celiac disease.<p>"This standard 'gluten-free' definition will eliminate uncertainty about how …

Finally, Gluten-Free Means Something

Gluten-free labels abound in grocery stores, but until recently there was no FDA-supported definition of what <i>gluten-free</i> actually means.<p>Starting today, all packaged foods labeled gluten-free must contain no more than 20 parts per million of gluten, an amount that is recognized by the medical …

'Gluten Free' Label Now Actually Means Gluten Free

Starting Tuesday, the label “gluten free” will actually mean “gluten free.”<p>Before Aug. 5, there were no standards or regulations governing the use of …

FDA Calls for More Specific Gluten-Free Labels

While companies have slapped a gluten-free label on most anything, the FDA’s now requires that gluten-free labels only apply to gluten-free food.<p>Read more here.

New Rules on 'Gluten-Free' Labeling Go into Effect

FDA rule aims to increase consumer confidence.<p>As of Tuesday, August 5, food labels that tout a product as being gluten-free must meet strict new requirements established by the Food and Drug Administration.<p>Food can labeled "gluten-free" if it is inherently gluten-free or meets one of three criteria:<p>…

Truth In Labeling: Celiac Community Cheers FDA Rule For Gluten Free

If you spot a food package label that says gluten free, you can now be pretty well assured that the label means what it says.<p>As of Aug. 5, all food manufacturers must be in compliance with a new labeling standard set by the Food and Drug Administration.<p>The rule states that foods may be labeled …

What You Need To Know About The New Gluten-Free Labels

Photographed by Rockie Nolan.<p>Labels have the ability to influence our perceptions, but when they're appearing on packaged food, these terms can be …

Truth In Gluten-Free Labeling: Celiac Community Cheers FDA Rule

As of Aug. 5, all food manufacturers must be in compliance with a new labeling standard set by the Food and Drug Administration.<p>The rule states that …

Gluten-Free: How Avoiding a Natural Plant Protein Became a $10 Billion Industry

Senior editor James Hamblin today in conversation with NPR's On Point<p>Is gluten-free eating—outside of the realm of the rare autoimmune condition celiac disease—just a fad? Or is it the answer to millions of cases of undiagnosed gluten sensitivity?<p>This discussion, hosted by Tom Ashbrook, includes …

Science: ‘Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity May Not Exist’

In 2011, Peter Gibson, a professor of gastroenterology at Monash University and director of the GI Unit at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, …

What To Eat Now: A gluten-free holiday in Italy

Our columnist and nutritionist Ian Marber says that even in a gluten-filled country such as Italy, it is now possible for a coeliac to enjoy a holiday<p>BY <b>Ian Marber</b> | 18 August 2014<p>I was first diagnosed with coeliac disease in 1993 after many years of unexplained digestive problems and niggly health …

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This Is Your Brain on Gluten

A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?<p>“If you could make just three simple changes in your life to prevent, or even reverse, memory loss and …

Is gluten bad for your health?

It's hard to distil the gluten-free debate so we could just go with Miley Cyrus's take on it. Her gluten-free diet helped her lose weight but, she tweeted: "It's not about weight it's about health. Gluten is crapppp anyway!" It's a widespread view, with 30% of people wanting to cut back on gluten – …

Global Gluten-free Food Market 2014-2018

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:<p><b>Global Gluten-free Food Market …

Is Interest in Gluten-Free Waning?

Web searches are down this year for the first time in a decade.<p>After a steady increase in search volume starting in about 2006, searches for "gluten" (blue line above) and "gluten free" (red line above) have been trending downward so far in 2014, with search totals in June and July 2014 declining …

The Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Sugar-Free Fashion Week Challenge: Part One

Let’s be clear from the outset: I am not celiac or pre-diabetic, nor do I suffer from a compromised gut or any of the myriad of food allergies for which there is now an epidemic of self diagnosis. I have infinite patience and concern for people who are legitimately celiac—meaning, they have been …

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Going Gluten-Free Revitalized Major Leaguer Mike Morse

No one could deny that Mike Morse had the talent to become a fearsome Major League slugger. At 6’5, hovering around 245 pounds, Morse earned the nickname “The Beast,” unleashing on pitches with a violent whip of a swing. But through his first six years in the Majors, he suffered various injuries …

Your Sunday Morning #FoodPorn: The Best Gluten-Free Instagrams

When you hear the word “gluten-free,” you might immediately think of restrictive meals consisting only of quinoa and kale. But a variety of cooks and food bloggers are proving a gluten-free meal is anything but boring. From banana pancakes to cheesy pizza, we pick our favorite gluten-free posts on …

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Win a Copy of 'The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free'

After Chef Karen Morgan was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2002, she slipped into what she describes as a culinary depression. The resources available to her were outdated and ill-fitting; she was surrounded by old cookbooks and supposedly "all-purpose" gluten-free flours that simply weren't. …

This Portable Device Detects Gluten in Your Food

Are you one of the 15 million people in the U.S. with food allergies? If so, you know that eating at a restaurant can be difficult, or even impossible in severe cases. Thanks to a forthcoming portable allergen sensor called Canary, eating out might get a lot easier for those with allergies or …

Gluten Free Diets And Gluten Sensitivity

Why Is This Important?<p>Because gluten is turning out to be the hottest of hot-button dietary topics<p>Long Story Short<p>When it comes to nonceliac "gluten sensitivity" (NCGS), it appears that going gluten-free isn't the magic bullet many people think it is: In a study, only about 25% of participants …

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Papa Murphy's and Udi's Gluten Free Announce New Partnership

VANCOUVER, Wash. and BOULDER, Colo., Sep 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --<p>Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. FRSH, -0.40% the world's leading take …

Chinese Restaurant Blasts Picky Patrons, 'Doesn't Give A Sh*t' About Gluten-Free

The owner-chef of a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco was so steaming mad at "hard to please" diners that he shut the place early Thursday and put up a sign that read:<p>We are closed because of you (customers).So... yes, we use MSG!So... we don't believe in organic foodAnd... we don't give a shit …

'We Don't Give a Sh*t About Gluten Free': A Restaurant Owner Gets Bold With Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is the customer always right? This chef doesn't think so – and he's throwing out diners who disagree.<p>Last week, the chef a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco called SO closed up shop early because he was tired of rude customers and their …