This hand-held device can test food for gluten in under 2 minutes

An innovative hand-held device for testing food for gluten will soon be available. All it takes is a morsel of food and two minutes.

Get the smile and you're gluten-free.
(Image credit: Screenshot/Nimasensor.com)

Gluten-watchers soon will have a new tool to make eating easier.

Called Nima, the portable, quick-testing device can detect gluten in liquids, solids, or other edibles. Slated for a summer release, it works by analyzing a small amount of food — about a gram — placed inside a canister. A smiley face means there’s no gluten. A frown, it’s present.

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