Gluten Intolerance Group’s GFCO Program Hits New 2018 High with 623 Products Certified Gluten-Free in August and September
AUBURN, Wash. (Oct. 24, 2018)—The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), the industry leader in the certification of gluten-free products and food services, certified 623 products from 30 brands in August and September—the most products certified in a two-month period this year. The products, certified through GIG’s Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) program, include cereals, spirits, cookies, cakes, soups, supplements and more.
Brands seek GFCO certification for guidance and expertise in gluten-free production and because retailers and consumers want the assurance of the GFCO logo on their packaging. The following products were certified by GFCO in August and September:
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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