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New definition of gluten-free foods


Jul 20, 2023

The Spanish National Food Commission (CONAL in Spanish) has published a draft amendment to the Food Code on gluten-free products.

The amendment propose to review Article 1383 of the Argentinean Food Code (CAA in Spanish). which shall be worded as follows: "Article 1383: "Gluten-free food and drink" means a food or drink which, for the characteristics of its ingredients or through a technological process appropriate to remove gluten and the application of good manufacturing practices that prevent cross contamination, does not contain prolamine and gluten from wheat of all species of Triticum, such as common flakes (Triticum spelta L.), kamut (Triticum polonicum L.), durum wheat, rye, barley, oats and crossed varieties. The gluten content may not exceed 10 mg/kg.

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