Gluten-Free Claims by Suppliers of Food Ingredients

Glenn Oster, of Glenn Oster Consulting, LLC, recently shared this insight into the murky world of gluten-free certification:

“Recently while assisting a new baking facility that will be Gluten-Free Dedicated our team was assisting on vetting new suppliers.

One of the key requirements (obviously) was that Gluten-Controls must be fully documented and implemented in the supplier facility.

Now, we contacted about 150 suppliers of which 100 said their ingredients were Gluten-Free [and] after asking about gluten-controls we found that of the 100 only 5 could actually back-up what they said and only 2 were willing to show us their documented systems and testing results.

150 called, 100 advertise they are gluten-free, only 5 could back-up the statement and only 2 were put onto the bakery vetted list subject to sample testing.”

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One of the Hottest Looks for Spring – All Weather Wicker Restaurant Patio Furniture

Woven Wicker Restaurant Furniture Continues To Be A Hit Among Restaurateurs

Springtime is here, and it is time to pack away those jackets and snow boots and get ready to pull out the flip flops and shorts. As the hot chocolate slowly dwindles away and the mai tais and fruity drinks come into play, restaurateurs are outfitting their outdoor restaurant patio setting to accommodate the seasonal change.

When deciding what style of restaurant furniture best suits the mood of spring and then summer, woven wicker restaurant furniture continues to be an on-trend option.

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