GFCO is committed to ensuring consumers receive accurate information concerning GFCO-certified products.
GFCO advises gluten-free consumers to exercise caution and contact GFCO before consuming or using any product with packaging that displays a questionable mark, or one that differs from the ones shown here (different font, proportions, portions removed, etc.).
This webpage is intended to keep consumers aware of important safety alerts regarding GFCO-certified products and products that are incorrectly bearing the GFCO logo. GFCO reserves the right to withdraw the certification of any company whose certified products appear on this page more than once.
The information on this page is current to the best of GFCO’s knowledge, but may not be an up-to-date list of all incidents that may occur in the marketplace. Again, if you have questions or concerns about a specific product, you should contact GFCO directly.

30 Dec 2020

December 30 2020

GFCO has become aware that Bella Gluten-Free continues to display products with the GFCO certification mark on various websites, although their product certification was terminated in April of 2020. GFCO wishes to notify consumers that the products shown at the following websites are no longer certified, and that we have made multiple requests to Bella Gluten Free to remove these mentions and images from their sites:

 

If you have questions about a Bella Gluten-Free product, or any product carrying the GFCO logo, please contact us.

03 Dec 2020

December 7, 2020

UPDATE TO FLOWERS FOODS CANYON BAKEHOUSE RECALL. Flowers Foods has posted additional information online regarding the recent recall of Canyon Bakehouse Mountain White Bread and Canyon Bakehouse Everything Bagels, announced on this site December 3, 2020. This additional information can be viewed at: https://www.facebook.com/canyonglutenfree/photos/a.432559925967/10160535642815968/

and https://canyonglutenfree.com/stories/mountain-white-everything-bagels-recall/

 

GFCO has been informed that Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is voluntarily recalling Canyon Bakehouse Mountain White Bread and Canyon Bakehouse Everything Bagels due to the potential presence of gluten. Consumption of this product by people with a wheat allergy, celiac disease, or gluten or wheat sensitivity may cause adverse health effects or serious allergic reactions.

The products being recalled were distributed to retail customers in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

No related illnesses or incidents have been reported. Following is information about the products involved in the recall. People should not consume products if both the UPC and Lot Number are noted on the package. The Lot Number is printed on the plastic closure that seals the bag.

 

Product UPC Lot Number
Canyon Bakehouse Mountain White Bread 8-53584-00200-3 032220323
Canyon Bakehouse Everything Bagels 8-53584-00221-6 032220316

 

Consumers should discard affected product or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may call Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Consumers also may  contact the center via e-mail by visiting www.flowersfoods.com/contact/consumers.

10 Nov 2020

November 10, 2020

GFCO has learned that multiple Bella Gluten Free products are being advertised bearing the GFCO certification logo, although these products are no longer certified by GFCO. The manufacturer has been contacted, and has been notified that they must immediately cease using the GFCO logo on all packaging and advertising.

GFCO previously certified Bella Gluten Free products, but only packages produced through April 30, 2020. No Bella Gluten Free brand products are certified by GFCO at this time.

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