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The article Lentils and Gluten Cross Contact by Tricia Thompson, Trisha Lyons, and Amy Keller was published on April 29, 2022 in Frontiers in Nutrition. There is some good news in this brief research report.
If you are interested in watching a brief overview of our findings, please see our short powerpoint video with audio.
If you would prefer to read a summary of the findings, the abstract is pasted below.
Lentils are naturally gluten-free and are recommended for people...
Call to Action. Please comment on the FDA draft guidance: Evaluating the Public Health Importance of Food Allergens Other Than the Major Food Allergens Listed in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act [FALCPA]: Guidance for FDA Staff and Stakeholders
The draft guidance is available at https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/draft-guidance-fda-staff-and-stakeholders-evaluating-public-health-importance-food-allergens-other
Comment at https://www.regulations.gov/commenton/FDA-2021-N-0553-0005
Purpose of the FDA Guidance (please read carefully): This FDA guidance is meant for (1) stakeholders who intend to submit a citizen petition asking FDA to establish regulatory requirements based on the public...
During the month of May, please join Gluten Free Watchdog in…
Commenting on the FDA draft guidance on evaluating allergens to add to FALCPA
Donating to a great cause, such as Feeding Gluten-Free
Accessing (for free) and sharing our recently published article, Lentils and Gluten Cross Contact
Mailing a postcard advocating for improved enforcement of the gluten-free labeling rule
More information to come soon.