Rule on Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented or Hydrolyzed Foods (Page 2)

What the FDA has to say about gluten-free labeling of distilled foods and ingredients

This post is part of a series covering the FDA’s Final Rule on Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented or Hydrolyzed Foods

The rule is available at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/08/13/2020-17088/food-labeling-gluten-free-labeling-of-fermented-or-hydrolyzed-foods

IMPORTANT: Please keep in mind the following points when reading this post and others on FDA and distilled spirits:

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) regulates distilled spirits.Under the TTB’s interim rule on gluten-free labeling, alcoholic beverages distilled from wheat, barley, or rye can be labeled “processed to remove gluten” as long […]

Updated statement from FDA on soy sauce

For years Gluten Free Watchdog (GFWD) has been asking FDA to clarify for manufacturers that soy sauce made from wheat can NOT be included in foods carry a gluten-free claim. We were advised that the agency would not be providing additional guidance until the publication of the final rule on gluten-free labeling of fermented and hydrolyzed foods and ingredients. FDA was true to its word and on August 13, the same day the rule was published in the Federal […]

Updated statement from FDA on malt, malt extract, malt syrup, & similar malt-derived ingredients

For years Gluten Free Watchdog (GFWD) has been asking FDA to clarify for manufacturers that malt and malt extract from barley can NOT be included in foods carry a gluten-free claim. We were advised that the agency would not be providing additional guidance until the publication of the final rule on gluten-free labeling of fermented and hydrolyzed foods and ingredients. FDA was true to its word and on August 13, the same day the rule was published in the […]

FDA Publishes Final Rule on Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented or Hydrolyzed Foods: The Basics

This is the first of several posts. The document published in the Federal Register is long and detailed. The FDA has included a lot of clarifying information related to the rules on gluten-free labeling of fermented or hydrolyzed foods and the 2013 gluten-free labeling. Notes have been added to indicate the topics that will be covered in future posts. If you have questions, please leave a comment. Your questions will help inform future posts.

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