Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2020

Gluten Free Watchdog Call To Action: Contact FDA Today Asking For Enforcement Action Against Manufacturers Of Products Labeled Gluten-Free Yet Containing Fermented Or Hydrolyzed Wheat & Barley

We are making progress but there is still more work to do. To date, six of nine products reported to FDA by Gluten Free Watchdog in 2020 have been recalled. If you have the energy during these trying times, please send emails to the HHS and FDA personnel listed below. Emails are recommended at the moment because FDA personnel may be working remotely. However, if you prefer to mail letters or post cards, this is of course fine too. […]

Updating the community on gluten-free facial misbranding and FDA & USDA enforcement of gluten-free claims: Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2020

During the first 4½ months of 2020, Gluten Free Watchdog reported 8 products appearing to be facially misbranded to FDA and 1 product to USDA. Products are considered facially misbranded (a term coined by the GFWD team) when they are labeled gluten-free but the ingredients list includes an ingredient not allowed in foods making a gluten-free claim.

As of May 12, 2020, 6 products reported to FDA have been recalled for gluten-free misbranding. This is actually extraordinary given that very […]

Allergen advisory statements for wheat, gluten in medication, & restaurants and gluten-free claims: Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2020

As stated in an earlier post, during a pandemic is an interesting time to be raising awareness about a disease. Gluten Free Watchdog’s activities are a bit subdued this year but nonetheless important and hopefully helpful to the community. First up… an update on our 2019 initiatives.

Before moving on to Gluten Free Watchdog’s new initiatives for Celiac Awareness Month 2020, here is a status update on our 2019 initiatives—allergen advisory statements for wheat on foods labeled gluten-free, gluten in […]

Happy Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2020

Happy Celiac Disease Awareness Month. At my house, we kicked things off on Friday with gluten-free carob chip banana muffins. During a pandemic is an interesting time to be raising awareness about a disease. Our activities are a bit subdued this year but nonetheless important and hopefully helpful to the community.

What is Gluten Free Watchdog up to this month? We will be…

Providing status updates on our 2019 initiatives, including information on:Allergen advisory statements for wheat on foods labeled […]

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