How Should Gluten-Free Certification Work?

May 6, 2011

How Should Gluten-Free Certification Work?


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NFCA and QAI are launching a gluten-free certification program, but we want your word in the process!
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The gluten-free market is booming, and while that means more options are on shelves, it also makes it harder to tell whether a product is truly gluten-free.

Quality Assurance International (QAI), the leading provider of organic certification services verifying organic integrity throughout the supply chain, is teaming up with the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), which represents 17 million children and families on a gluten-free diet, to launch a national certification program that will dramatically increase the number of products that have been verified by an independent certification process.

Third party certification is a voluntary process that provides a rigorous testing, auditing and onsite evaluation to companies wishing to claim that their products are gluten-free.These measures are designed to ensure safety standards and protect consumers.

We would like your input as we spend the next few months developing this certification protocol. The survey will take no more then 10 minutes. We value your time and your feedback!

Note: The survey period has ended. Thank you to all who participated!