FDA Issues Final Rule On Meaning and Use of “Gluten-Free” Claims – Some Fermented Beverages Will Get Clarification Later

The FDA’s recent publication of a final rule defining “gluten-free” for voluntary food labeling provides some finality to those wondering whether the 20 parts per million (ppm) level proposed for product qualification in using terms like “gluten-free” would become the mandated level – it has. In addition to limiting the unavoidable presence of gluten to […]

Labeling Your Beverages – “Gluten-free”

The TTB has recently weighed in with an interim policy on how brewers, distillers and vintners can advertise the “gluten-free” beverages they produce.  Interestingly, TTB Ruling 2012-2 takes into account both the federal regulations governing gluten-free advertising that are currently being considered by the FDA and the scientific uncertainty that currently plagues the ability to […]