`Gluten-Free' Labeling Standards Kick In

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Food manufacturers have until today to make sure packages labeled as gluten-free meet certain standards.

Gluten-free can contain only 20 parts per million of gluten, ensuring those products are technically free of wheat, rye and barley.

People who have celiac disease don't absorb nutrients well, and they can get sick from the gluten found in cereal grains.


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