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“May Contain” Statements for Wheat on Foods Labeled Gluten-Free NOT Useful Predictors for Gluten

On March 26, 2018 the article, “When foods contain both a gluten-free claim and an allergen advisory statement for wheat: should consumers be concerned?” by Tricia Thompson, Amy Keller, and Trisha B. Lyons was published online ahead of print by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

To view a one-page summary of the article (see photo below), click 2018 AAS FINAL one-pager 

NOTE: The viewing and printing quality of the pdf at the above link is much better than clicking on the […]

Gluten Free Watchdog’s Gratitude List for Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2021

In celebration of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, we will be adding to this gratitude list daily.

May 1, 2021

First up… Feeding Gluten-Free, a National Celiac Association initiative. There is no greater work than helping to provide gluten-free food to those in our community experiencing food insecurity. Please help if you can. Thank you.

May 2

Next up… Gluten-free small businesses. They need community support more than ever.  If at all possible, find one to frequent. Third Coast Bakery […]

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 […]

Folks are sometimes curious about my diet asking, “What foods do you normally eat?”

In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2018,

A series of bites, barks, tail wags, face licks, and pant tugs from Gluten Free Watchdog

May 20, 2018

Gluten Free Watchdog Tail Wag, Post # 20

Folks frequently reach out asking whether or not I eat a particular food, such as oats, or what I do in certain situations, such as restaurants. Just last week, I was asked, “What foods do you normally eat?”

Consequently, I decided it would be worthwhile to update a post […]

Folks sometimes ask me, What does the Gluten Free Watchdog eat?

In Honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Gluten Free Watchdog is writing a series of articles (the goal is one per day during the month of May) related to the gluten-free diet–currently the ONLY treatment for celiac disease. 

Post (#27)…

Subscribers to Gluten Free Watchdog frequently reach out to me asking whether or not I eat a particular food, such as oats, or what I do in certain situations, such as restaurants.

Before answering the general question about what I eat along with […]

Gluten levels in products NOT labeled gluten-free but appearing to be free of gluten ingredients

Testing data from Gluten Free Watchdog was recently published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The focus of the article is allergen advisory statements for wheat but the article also includes data on gluten levels of products not labeled gluten-free but appearing to be free of gluten ingredients. It was recently brought to my attention that these levels should be highlighted (thanks, Al!).

Summary findings for products NOT labeled gluten-free:

101 total products tested

87 products tested below 5 parts per million […]

Foods Labeled Gluten-Free Must Now be in Compliance with the FDA Gluten-Free Labeling Rule

August 5th–The compliance date for the gluten-free labeling rule has finally arrived. Here is some basic (and not so basic) information about the rule.

Section One: Summary of the Rule

1. This rule applies to the labeling of foods as packaged (including dietary supplements) regulated by the Food and Drug Administration and intended for human use.

Note: This rule does not cover pet foods, cosmetics, prescription and non prescription drugs, food regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture, and beverages regulated […]

Is Oat Fiber Gluten-Free?

Over the years many consumers have asked me about the “safety” of oat fiber for people with gluten related disorders and whether this ingredient is likely to be contaminated with gluten-containing grains. While I have some concerns about the use of this ingredient in labeled gluten-free foods, only one of the five single ingredient oat fibers tested by Gluten Free Watchdog tested at or above 20 parts per million of gluten.

Note: This article pertains to the ingredient designated as […]