Gluten Free Watchdog Statement on Purity Protocol Oat Suppliers
There is no standardized definition for purity protocol oats*. As a result, not all oats promoted by suppliers as purity protocol are the same. At this time, Gluten Free Watchdog includes four companies in our listing of suppliers providing purity protocol oats to manufacturers, namely Avena Foods, GF Harvest, Montana Gluten-Free Processors, and Glanbia Nutritionals. You can read about their protocols at https://www.glutenfreewatchdog.org/news/oats-produced-under-a-gluten-free-purity-protocol-listing-of-suppliers-and-manufacturers/
*GFCO along with representatives from Avena Foods, GF Harvest, Montana Gluten-Free Processors, and Cream Hill Estate (no longer in business) co-authored a paper entitled ”Definition of the Purity Protocol for Producing Gluten-Free Oats.” Regardless, GFWD was advised via email from GFCO that they do not verify purity protocol claims made by oat processors.
SUPPLIERS: If you would like to be included in the listing available at the above link, please send an email to: (firstname.lastname@example.org). To be included in the listing your email must:
- Describe in detail your purity protocol (see examples of information provided by other suppliers at the above link).
- Provide information on your testing protocol (see examples of information provided by other suppliers).