In Canada, like in the U.S. and Europe, with less than 20 ppm of gluten will now be labeled as “gluten-free”.
Urge the PM to keep the promise and pass the clear label law!
Reading labels is a way of life when you have celiac disease. Before eating anything in a package, be sure to read the label carefully. Look for hidden sources of gluten and for other names, such as food starch, seasoning and hydrolyzed vegetable protein. Also be on the lookout for precautionary statements. These are statements… Read more »
Products from smaller food companies are more likely to contain allergens, whether or not they had an advisory statement, according to a study from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Researchers there looked at 400 products to see how the labelling for allergens held up. For example, almost 6 per cent of… Read more »
Milk and egg allergies mostly affect children, who usually become allergic to milk and egg as toddlers.