2005N-0279 Food Labeling; Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods; Public Meeting
FDA Comment Number : EC747
Submitter : Mrs. Cheryl Dykhuizen Date & Time: 09/13/2005 06:09:18
Organization : Mrs. Cheryl Dykhuizen
Category : Individual Consumer
Issue Areas/Comments
GENERAL
GENERAL
Gluten free on a label should mean totally gluten FREE. Not a trace of gluten in the product.Because even a trace can cause an autoimmune response.I personally am visually impaired and have a hard time reading the small print of most ingredient labels and would spend much less time trying to find out if a product contains any possible gluten, if the labeling were on the front of the package.I currently only find labeled gluten free products in the health food section of only major retailers . It would sure be helpful and less time consuming to find the label on products I didn't know were gluten free before.
I strongly enourage you to require strict labeling of GLUTEN FREE products.. Thank You.
Cheryl Dykhuizen