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CDF Joins with Representatives Tim Ryan and Nita Lowey in Introducing the Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act of 2015

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September 30, 2015 Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Nita Lowey (NY-17) introduce the Gluten in Medicine Identification Act, which makes it easier to identify gluten in pharmaceutical products. This legislation requires drugs intended for humans use labels contain a statement identifying the source of any ingredient constituting or derived from a grain […]

New Test to Measure Gluten Exposure in Celiac Disease Patients

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A new innovation from the biotechnology company Biomedal introduced a process to help monitor gluten intake for those attempting to adhere to a strict gluten-free diet (GFD). The test is sensitive enough to detect gluten consumed between four and six hours after consumption of gluten for up to two days after ingestion of a substance […]

FDA investigates complaints associated with Cheerios labeled gluten free: General Mills voluntarily recalls affected lots

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What is the problem and what is being done about it? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of adverse reactions associated with eating original Cheerios and Honey-Nut Cheerios labeled as gluten-free and working with General Mills to facilitate their voluntary recall of these products. We recognize the importance of this issue to […]

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