Delicious Gluten Free Thanksgiving

Thinking about Thanksgiving and how to make it a safe Gluten-Free one? Look at the article below for recipes and tips with an easy to follow timeline from Executive Director Lee Graham. Click the image for the PDF article below.

Can I use the same oven for gluten-free foods as regular foods?

Q:  Can I use the same oven for gluten-free foods as regular foods? Answer You do not need to use a dedicated gluten-free oven, however here are some tips to prevent cross-contact: Avoid cooking gluten-containing foods and gluten-free foods together in the oven – do it separately. Make sure to clean any surface your food will touch before using the …

Are hand sanitizers gluten-free?

Q:  Are hand sanitizers gluten-free? I am using a lot of hand sanitizer now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Do I need to worry about this? Answer Fortunately, most hand sanitizers do not contain gluten. Hand sanitizers usually contain alcohol as the active ingredient in addition to water, fragrance, glycerin, and other skin moisturizers (these may contain gluten). Hand sanitizers need …

Labeling fermented and hydrolyzed foods

Q: How will the new labeling rule from FDA about fermented and hydrolyzed foods affect gluten-free labeling? Answer In August 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule to establish requirements in regard to gluten-free labeling for foods that are fermented, hydrolyzed or contain fermented or hydrolyzed ingredients. It is important to note that gluten-free labeling has …