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Frequently Asked Questions
This app will work on iPhone models 4 and above and Android smartphones that can download apps from the Google Play store.
Blackberry devices are included in the Google Playstore list however they are not compatible with Gluten free food checker.
No, although it does use similar data sources this app is not linked to our Food and Drink Directory so you may find that the results differ from what you are familiar with.
FoodMaestro have adapted their app on our behalf to give our Members an alternative option to help find suitable products. As well as identifying gluten-free foods, this app gives you more options so you tailor the search results to additional dietary preferences.
This app works differently to Gluten-free on the Move as it focuses solely on food. We want both apps to run alongside each other and find out what works best for our Members. Gluten-free on the Move still holds our Venue Guide.
Although the concept of this app is very similar to Gluten-free on the Move it is not linked to our Food and Drink Directory which means it lists more products. It has extra functionality so you can tailor the search results to additional dietary preferences.
Gluten-free on the Move is an extension of our Food and Drink Directory and also has our Venue Guide so you can find venues to eat out.
Select the barcode scanner icon and position the barcode in the centre of the screen. The barcode will scan automatically. If the barcode will not scan you can manually enter the barcode number by selecting this icon:
For some Android mobile devices the scanner will only work if the device is held in a portrait position and the barcode in a landscape position.
Gluten Free Food Checker is not linked to your Scrapbook on our website. It only uses the same login details to verify you are a Member of Coeliac UK. If you want to access your Scrapbook items you will need to log in to your account via our website.
As long as you’ve selected the gluten-free filters, then the products returned will be suitable for your profile. Although it does use similar data sources this app is not linked to our Food and Drink Directory so you may find that the results differ from what you are familiar with.
Select ‘Allergen profile’ from the top left drop down menu.
You will then see a list of different ‘gluten filters’ as well as the 14 common allergens to select for your profile. The app comes with the gluten filters pre set and when you select a filter you can then ‘toggle’ to switch the filter on or off.
Our Food and Drink Directory does not include products that are naturally gluten-free, such as fruits, vegetables and plain meat and fish. However, these are included in the product listings in Gluten Free Food Checker so this is why you may find that the results differ from what you are familiar with.