Auburn, WA—The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) announced in a press release that it certified 108 products from 14 brands through its Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) program in May and June.

The mounting importance of gluten-free certification has caused more consideration of the value of quality assessment and control measures when producing gluten-free products. GFCO combines the process of rigorous desk audits of ingredients and suppliers with regular on-site inspections as well as monitoring test results. GIG is the industry leader in the certification of gluten-free products and food services and their goal is to have the highest gluten-free standards met and maintain their reputation of safety among customers.

The newly certified gluten-free products include a variety of snacks, spices, beverages, sauces and pasta. The following products were certified by GFCO:
  • Annie Chun’s—8 products certified, including Organic Seaweed snacks Sea Salt & Vinegar and Organic Seaweed snacks Wasabi
  • Doguet’s—Conventional Rice and Organic Rice certified
  • GeeFree—3 products certified, including Cinnamon Raisin  Bagel Puffs and Everything-on-it Bagel Puffs
  • Joyfull—Joyfull Cheese Crisps and Joyfull Everything Cheese Crisps
  • Jumby—9 products certified, including Bedtime Balm and Body Balm for Sensitive Skin
  • Kalustyan—39 products certified, including Anise and Coriander
  • Liviva—14 products certified, including Organic Black Bean Pasta – Fettuccine and Organic Shirataki Pasta – Angel Hair with Oat Fiber
  • Magic Spoon—3 products certified, including Cinnamon and Cocoa
  • MUD\WTR—10 products certified, including MUD\WTR and MUD\WTR Creamer
  • Perfectly Crisp—4 products certified, including Perfectly Crisp Cheese Crisps and Perfectly Crisp Quinoa Cheese Crisps
  • Quantum Energy Squares—3 products certified, including Coconut Almond Chip and Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate
  • Scents—7 products certified, including Concentrated Soy Protein and Soy Fiber
  • Snackwerks—GF Coated Oats certified
  • Tia Lupita Foods—3 products certified, including Tia Lupita Chipotle and Tia Lupita Salsa Verde