GFCO requires that all finished products using the GFCO Logo contain 10ppm or less of gluten.
- All ingredients utilized in GFCO certified products are required to go through a stringent review process of approval. All ingredients must contain 10ppm or less of gluten.
- Barley-based ingredients are not allowed in GFCO certified products
GFCO requires ongoing testing of finished products and high-risk raw materials and equipment.
All manufacturing plants producing GFCO certified products undergo, at minimum, an annual inspection and are required to submit finished product testing on a regular basis for the GFCO for review.
Compliance with all government regulations for allergens, gluten-free labeling and Good Manufacturing Practices is required.
- GFCO is not a substitution for meeting the legal requirements set by a government.
- GFCO standard is stricter than Codex, USA, Canada, the EU and many other country standards for labeling products gluten-free.