About Us

Allergen Control Group Inc.

The Allergen Control Group Inc., (ACG) was founded in August 2011 as a private Canadian corporation, operating from Toronto, Canada. ACG currently owns and operates the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) and is North America’s leading subject matter expert in the field of gluten-free and allergen food-safety compliance and marketing.

Since inception, ACG continues to form long-term cooperative ventures with such respected celiac organizations as Beyond Celiac (formerly the NFCA), located in Ambler, Pennsylvania, and the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), located in Mississauga, Ontario, their 27 independent chapters across Canada. Through their collaborate market presence and their individual Professional Advisory Boards (PAB’s), these organizations bring valuable, professional, medical and dietary consumer research insights, which further support ACG’s credible growth plans and competitively differentiate the overall ACG customer value proposition.

Mission Statement

“To be the leading global authority for developing and delivering industry based “free from” programs designed to ensure product safety, creating trust and ultimately enhancing the quality of life for consumers.”

ACG Business Activities Include:

  • Enhancing consumer marketing, brand-owner value-added benefits and targeted marketing opportunities throughout the food industry supply chain.
  • Developing, establishing and bringing to market compliance standards, supported by science, research and uniform evaluation systems through collaboration with industry, consumer and government stakeholder groups.

As the global regulatory and food safety landscapes evolve together with the ever-changing needs of consumers, ACG will continue to provide services dedicated to enhancing the quality of life.