Posted by glutenfr | Posted in New products, News, nutrition | Posted on 11-05-2013
Hot on the heels of the new GoScan app we have another food industry mobile application that lets you scan barcodes for info on the gluten-free status of Australian products.
This one is called GlutenSwitch and it’s actually a new filter for the label scanning app FoodSwitch that was launched last year by Bupa and The George Institute of Global Health.
GlutenSwitch only rolled out a couple of weeks ago. When you use it to scan a product, the app indicates whether the product is gluten-free or contains gluten. If a product is not gluten free, it automatically provides suggestions for similar, but gluten-free options, when they are available.
I haven’t given it a try yet, but I thought I’d put it on the blog and so that you would have the opportunity to do so, so let us know how you go. Read the rest of this entry »