Call to change gluten-free standard

In a move to encourage more manufacturers to stay within the gluten-free market, the Australian Food and Grocery Council is looking to have the definition of gluten-free modified to include 'safe' trace levels of gluten in manufactured products.

The move to loosen the definition has been backed by Coeliac Australia, who have raised concerns that the current strict gluten-free standard is forcing manufacturers out of the market.  

"Our concern is that as the sensitivity of the test improves it will impact on the ability of manufacturers to confidently label their