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May 11th, 2016

The Oats Conundrum

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

A plethora of questions surrounds patients with celiac disease, regarding the consumption of oats while following a gluten-free diet. Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., and Jacalyn See, clinical dietitian, take an in-depth look and discuss some of the misconceptions about oats and the celiac patient. Points to consider: In response to numerous queries concerning the use of oats in […]

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Tags: celiac disease, FDA, gluten free diet, Jacalyn See, Joseph Murray, MedWatch, North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD), oats

April 19th, 2016

The Gluten ELISA Test Kit

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

If you have celiac disease, you may rely on commercial test kits for detecting gluten in food. But how reliable are these test kits for gluten detection? Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., evaluates the ELISA test kits, based upon a study published in Cereal Chemistry. The team of researchers who set out to evaluate the accuracy of […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Cereal Chemistry, ELISA test, FDA, gluten, gluten free, Joseph Murray

November 21st, 2015

FDA Proposes ‘Gluten-Free’ Labeling Requirements for Fermented, Hydrolyzed and Distilled Foods

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

New rules for gluten-free labeling have been proposed for producers of fermented, distilled or hydrolyzed foods and beverages, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced this week. According to an FDA media release, this would apply to products such as “yogurt, sauerkraut, pickles, cheese, green olives, vinegar, and FDA regulated beers.” This follows the FDA’s 2013 gluten-free […]

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Tags: distilled foods, FDA, fermented foods, gluten-free labeling, hydrolyzed foods

August 15th, 2014

New FDA Rules for Gluten-Free Labeling

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses the new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules for gluten-free labeling.   Almost ten years ago congress passed a law legislating food labeling. However, part of that law required the FDA to formulate regulations defining what gluten-free is. Up until now, there was not a set definition of gluten-free in the […]

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Tags: FDA, gluten free, gluten-free labeling, Joseph Murray

November 10th, 2013

FDA Defines “Gluten-Free” for Food Labeling

By Brent Westra brentwestra

Note: This post was originally published on Mayo Clinic’s Advancing the Science blog on August 6, 2013 Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses the FDA’s newly published regulations that define the term “gluten-free” for voluntary food labeling. Among the positives, of these new regulations, Dr. Murray mentions: -They apply to […]

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Tags: FDA, Joseph Murray

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