Gluten-free Consumers Continue to Seek Independently Verified Gluten-free Products

  

Gluten Intolerance Group’s GFCO Program Certifies 273 Products and 23 Brands From January through April

 

AUBURN, Wash. (May, 2020)—From pasta to sauces, dessert to popcorn and more, in the months of January through April, Gluten Intolerance Group’s Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), one of the world’s leading gluten-free certification programs, certified 273 products from 23 brands. Consumers look for the GFCO certification mark on gluten-free products because of the stringent safety measures a business must implement to receive the certification mark. All GFCO certification bodies are accredited to ISO 17065, ensuring that they are operating according to established international best practices for auditing and product certification.

The following products were certified by GFCO:

 

 

About the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG)

The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association funded by private donations, sponsorship opportunities and food safety programs. It relies on tax-deductible contributions to support its many innovative industry, service, social and awareness programs. GIG has been a highly respected leader in the gluten-free community since it was founded in 1974. In addition to more than 70 local support groups across the United States, GIG has increased its presence internationally to 47 countries. GIG empowers the gluten-free community through consumer support, advocacy and education. The Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), a program of GIG, is a leader in the verification of quality, integrity and purity of gluten-free products. The Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Certification Program is a proven model of established best practices for food service facilities offering gluten-free options. GIG is committed to ongoing food safety research to assure customers and consumers the highest level of excellence in its gluten-free programs and services. For information, visit www.gluten.org.

 

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