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FDA Passes Gluten-Free Labeling Rule

FDA Gluten-Free Food Labeling Rule Information

FDA Gluten-Free Labeling Rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a standard definition of "gluten-free" in August 2013, and the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is here to tell you what it's all about. 

Please explore these resources on the FDA’s gluten-free labeling regulations and learn what the rule means for the gluten-free consumer.

NFCA Addresses Frequently Asked Questions

Visit this web section to learn what the term "gluten-free" means on a food label under the new rule.  Content includes:

  • The full FDA criteria for a food to be labeled "gluten-free"
  • NFCA's Gluten-Free Labeling Fact Sheet
  • Presentation explaining gluten testing methods

NFCA Press Release about FDA Gluten-Free Labeling Rule

Read the announcement, including comments from NFCA President Alice Bast and other leading celiac disease experts.

NFCA Webinar Archive: Understanding the FDA's Gluten-Free Labeling Rule Part 1: What You Need to Know

Download the free archive version of this webinar, which provided an overview of the FDA's rule, discussed what is and isn't covered and provided insights on how the rule may affect the manufacturing industry.

Coming Soon! Free NFCA Webinar: Understanding the FDA's Gluten-Free Labeling Rule Part 2: Focusing on Compliance

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FDA Resources

 
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