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Imported gluten-free foods: free of gluten?

Geoffrey M Forbes
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (11): 574. || doi: 10.5694/mja15.00234
Published online: 15 June 2015

To the Editor: The recent hepatitis A outbreak associated with imported berries has brought the problem of imported food quality acutely into the public spotlight. By contrast, the serious adverse effects for many people with coeliac disease of non-compliant imported foods being labelled “gluten-free” (GF) is more insidious and less easily assessed.

  • Geoffrey M Forbes

  • Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA.


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