Sterculia foetida (Wild Almond) fruits

All About Almonds!

Keeping your facility free of cross contact with allergens means less chance of recalls, leading to very loyal customers. Almonds are a great ingredient in countless dishes, desserts and confections. Unless, of course, you happen to be one of the unlucky 1% that are allergic! Cross contact from almonds can have serious repercussions for these […]

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Positive / Negative Controls for Matrix Validation

Positive/Negative Controls for GlutenTox test kits

It’s important to have confidence in your quality control plan. Maybe you’re training new employees on gluten testing. Maybe you’ve gotten some unexpected results while running routine tests. Maybe you want to ensure that your test kit and testing environment haven’t been contaminated with gluten. What can you do to assure that your results are […]

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We’ll be at SQFI 2017 in Dallas. Stop by and say hello!

Closing our exhibit season by attending SQFI is something new for us and we are very excited! If you didn’t get a chance to read our last newsletter, we’ve created a super-friendly, hands-on flow chart for recommended operating procedures in your facility. We think it’s a great resource for manufacturers, consultants and professionals alike! We’ll […]

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Gluten Free Summer Fun with GlutenTox

Traveling for pleasure or business?

Keep yourself safe from accidental gluten-ing with these travel tips! It’s nice to get away. Nothing can refresh you like new experiences. It does, however, have its perils for those that have food issues, especially celiac! But just keeping a few key points in mind can relieve the anxiety of enjoying your trip. Always keep […]

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Precautionary labeling and manufacturing facilities

Manufacturers and precautionary labeling: when good manufacturing practices aren’t enough

In the first installment of a two-part post on Precautionary Labeling, we examined the difficulties the average consumer faces in purchasing food for someone with allergen sensitivities. Studies revealed consumers have a relatively difficult time confidently selecting allergen-free products for members of their family. With no legal guidelines on how a manufacturer should label a […]

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