New to gluten free? Start here!
Rule #1: Always go to the original source to determine if a food is safe for you.
Rule #2: When dining out, be aware of how your food is handled.
Rule #3: Plan and prepare in advance.
Golden Rule: When in doubt, don’t eat it!
Rule #1: Use a reliable source, and your own judgment when deciding if a food is safe for you.
Why is it so important to rely on an original source, and use my own judgment to decide if a food is safe for me?
Currently, there is no FDA regulation for gluten. That means companies are NOT required to label gluten containing ingredients on their products.
It is important to note that wheat is, of course, glutenous, but gluten is not wheat. Wheat is considered a top 8 allergen (along with peanuts, soy, etc.) and therefore is required to be listed on a label. But…
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