The product is avoid gluten, contained in wheat, that is used both in food and other products.The bill, sponsored by, Rep. Vicky Englund, D-St. Louis, would include not only food but all hygiene items including shampoo and conditioner.
Under her proposal, manufacturers and wholesalers of such products
would be required to label whether the item contain gluten. Englund
said she was moved to introduce this legislation by one of her
study by George Washington University not only confirmed this fact, but
also showed that using these products may pose a threat for gluten
sensitive people. Cosmetics items often contain Vitamin E, considered
healthy for the human skin. And the most common source for naturally
derived Vitamin E is from wheat germ oil.
By way of full disclosure, the author of this article has an allergy to gluten.
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