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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

The following information is from the FDA on aAugust 2, 2013.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today published a new regulation defining the term "gluten-free". For voluntary food labeling the food must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten. The rule also requires foods with the claims “no gluten," "free of gluten," and "without gluten" to meet the definition for "gluten-free." Food manufacturers will have a year after the rule is published to bring their labels into compliance with the new requirements.
The regulation has been published in the Federal Register.

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