Letter to FDA Regarding Allergen Advisory Statements for Wheat on Foods Labeled Gluten-Free

Letter to FDA Regarding Allergen Advisory Statements for Wheat on Foods Labeled Gluten-Free

Gluten Free Watchdog’s first call to action for Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2019 was a request for the community to submit photos of product labels that included both a gluten-free claim and an allergen advisory statement for wheat. The response was overwhelming. Thank you! Some of the photos are included in the attached letter to FDA regarding advisory statements. Please read the letter and let me know if you have any questions. https://www.glutenfreewatchdog.org/news/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/CallToActionMayContainStatementsFDA3.pdf

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  • Jason Macdonald
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    This is unbelievable! How can these producers be allowed to get away with this dangerous, confusing information?Hopefully us in the UK are not heading for a situation like this. As far a s I’m aware our labelling is unambiguous,. After Brexit hits, who knows!?

    May 14, 2019 at 10:27 am
  • Sara Batchelder Reply

    Wow – I must not be reading my labels very carefully….

    May 14, 2019 at 11:58 pm
  • Annie Reply

    I see this all the time, and it is incredibly confusing. It cannot be both!

    May 15, 2019 at 1:13 am
  • Jamie Reply

    They don’t realize they are destroying our trust in manufactured foods, Period. I am super sensitive and am unable to buy many manufactured foods. Now is the final blow. I can’t even eat certified foods! Ridiculous !!

    May 18, 2019 at 3:55 pm
  • Ariana Reply

    I ran into so many confusing food lables for allergies its ridiculous im going to start taking pictures of everyone i find and make a gallery of em all and send it to who i need to in hopes it fixes the issues

    May 20, 2019 at 12:43 pm
  • C. Bryce Reply

    After being sickened numerous times, this is exactly why I stopped eating processed foods.
    Thank you for all your hard work in keeping us safer.

    Beware: When in the produce section, I noticed a woman eating a cookie and digging through the broccoli while dropping crumbs and glutenous fingers touched much of the produce. Pick from the back or ask for fresh.

    May 28, 2019 at 4:18 pm

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