Consultation: Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Claims on Uncontaminated Oats
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This manuscript provides an overview of the latest scientific data related to the safety of including uncontaminated oats in the diet of individuals with celiac disease (CD). It updates the previous Health Canada position paper (Celiac disease and the safety of oats, HC) which was published in 2007 and considers a number of newer studies published after the previous Health Canada position was finalised.
How to get Involved
This paper is open for comment commencing November 14, 2014 and closing on January 27, 2015 (75 calendar days). Only comments of a scientific nature will be considered in developing the final version of this document. Authors will strive to document how the various comments received, when deemed relevant, were considered in amending this document and in shaping the final version that will be published. Comments may be submitted in writing by regular mail or electronically at the address indicated below using the words "Gluten-Free Claims on Uncontaminated Oats" in the subject line of your e-mail.
For additional information or to submit comments related to this proposal, please contact Health Canada's Food Directorate:
251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway
Tunney's Pasture, PL: 2202E
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0L2
Reporting to Canadians
The results of this consultation will be made available. For more information, please contact Health Canada's Food Directorate at email@example.com, using the words "Gluten-Free Claims on Uncontaminated Oats" in the subject line of your e-mail.
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