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F.D.A. defines ‘gluten-free’

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The Food and Drug Administration has issued a final rule defining gluten-free for voluntary food and beverage labeling. In order to use the term on its label, a food must meet all of the requirements of the definition, including that the food must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten, according to the agency. The rule also requires foods with the claims “no gluten,” “free of gluten,” and “without gluten” to meet the definition for “gluten-free.”


FSA seeks views on impact of flavouring regulation

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The perspective of food manufacturers and other stakeholders on the costs and benefits of enforcement provisions for the new EU Regulation on food flavourings is being sought from the UK Food Standards Agency during a three month consultation phase.