October 2, 2023

Gluten-Free on a Product Label Means Something For Celiacs

Gluten-Free on a product label really means something for celiacs. The FDA regulates the claim of "gluten free" and sets standards and definitions for the food industry to use. About 3 million Americans have celiac disease, which an auto-immune digestive disorder. People with this disease must avoid gluten or they can suffer from serious health consequences, including malnourishment. Gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, triticale, and barley, gives bread its structure. Foods that include gluten include breads, cakes, cereals, pastas, and others including beer. In celiacs, gluten molecules attack villi in the small intestines. Those villi promote nutrient absorption. When they are damaged by gluten, nutrients can't be properly absorbed. Celiac disease is heredity, and it can … [Read more...]

M&M Food Market Angus Beef Burgers Recalled For Wheat

M&M Food Market Angus Beef Burgers are being recalled in Canada because they contain wheat, that contains gluten, that is not declared on the label as required. Anyone who is sensitive to or allergic to wheat, as well as anyone who has celiac disease, could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. The recall notice did not state whether or not any illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalling firm is Cardinal Meat Specialists Ltd. The recalled product was sold nationally in Canada at the retail level. It is M&M Food Market Angus Beef Burgers that are packaged in 852 gram containers. The code on the product label is 210 2, and the UPC number that is stamped on the label is 6 61815 01473 8. A … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Reese’s Pieces Brownie Brittle Recalled For Wheat

Gluten Free Reese's Pieces Brownie Brittle is being recalled because it may contain wheat, one of the nine major food allergens, which contains gluten, that is not declared on the packages required by law. ¬†Anyone who is allergic to wheat, as well as anyone with celiac disease, could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. One illness has been reported to the company in connection with the consumption of this product; the recall notice did not state whether it was an allergic reaction or celiac. The recalling firm is Second Nature Brands of Madison Heights, Michigan. The recalled product is Gluten Free Reese's Pieces Brownie Brittle that is sold in a 4 ounce pouch. The UPC number that is printed on the label is 711747011562. The lot code/date code combinations that are on … [Read more...]

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