The Gluten Intolerance Group’s Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) Certifies
369 New Products in December – January
AUBURN, Wash. (Feb. 7, 2018)—The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), the industry leader in the certification of gluten-free products and food services, certified 369 products in December and January through its Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) program. The growing popularity of gluten-free certification is resulting in an increase in product choice and more consistent pricing, which benefits both, celiacs and non-celiacs following a gluten-free diet. Twenty-eight food and wellness product manufacturers received certification for products ranging from teff chips, flavored almonds, protein supplements, empanadas, spices and other products.
The following products and facilities were certified by GFCO:
Products certified by GFCO, which carry the GF logo, meet the GFCO standard of 10 ppm-or-less gluten.
About the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG)
The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association funded by private donations, fundraising, sponsorship opportunities and industry 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 branches across the United States, GIG has increased its presence internationally to over 29 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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