The mandatory notification procedure for "gluten-free" and "very low gluten" foods will be discontinued as of July 20, 2016.
Gluten Free Foods: A Change in RegulationIn the future, food manufacturers may add "gluten-free" or "very low-gluten" food labels, which have been used in the past, so that new expressions may appear on the packaging.It will cease on July 20, 2016 the category of foods for particular nutritional uses, such as in the case of gluten-sensitive products results in a change. In the future, manufacturers and distributors do not need to notify their efficacy if they intend to market foods that are intended to be gluten-sensitive. In parallel, a new rule for gluten-free and reduced gluten content is being implemented. The new rule maintains the essential elements of the previous regulation by adding a few points.