How does the FDA define "Gluten Free"?
I don't know.
That's why I'm asking you!
THEY DON'T! No one governs the term "gluten free" in the United States. You can slap a GF label on pretty much anything (but you won't, if you're reputable).
In 2007, the gluten-free labeling situation was SUPPOSED to be resolved.
In 2011, there still isn't a standard.
I have a child with Type 1 Diabetes who relies on medical technology...therefore I KNOW all about FDA delays and whatnot. But FOUR (almost FIVE) years?
Gluten-Free advocates from across the country have grabbed their attention. The world's largest gltuen-free cake may have helped with that, by the way.
It's time to put a law in place.
The FDA is accepting comments from the public regarding what a gluten-free labeling law should look like.
Click HERE to add your 2 cents, and let's make this happen!!!!
While I'm happy to share our experiences with what works, and what doesn't work, for the management of Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease in our house, please do not mistake anything you read here for medical advice. Decisions regarding your/your child's health care should be made only with the assistance of your medical care team. Use any information from this blog at your own risk.