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2014-08-06 23:10:22

Pharmacists have a new ally in their efforts to protect their patients from accidental gluten ingestion in their medications. The GFCP is proud to announce that Mint Pharmaceuticals has been awarded the GFCP mark of assurance. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) in partnership with the Canadian Celiac Association is proud to announce that Mint Pharmaceuticals (“Mint”) is the first pharmaceutical supplier in Canada to be certified by...

2014-08-05 23:09:27

ACDA's Advocacy Results In Food Standards to Aid Millions (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for individuals with celiac disease and gluten-related disorders, today celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) and welcomed the effective date for its final provision establishing standards for gluten-free labeling. The federal labeling regulation...

2014-08-05 23:01:25

Food makers who want to label their products “gluten free” have to start following stricter rules starting today. Gluten-Free Living magazine answers the top 20 questions about those rules. Braintree, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The growing number of food makers who want to label their products “gluten free” have to start following stricter rules starting today. Today is the deadline for compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new gluten-free labeling rules, which...

2014-08-05 12:31:15

Newly launched PeanutAllergyFacts.org will offer resources for families and professionals ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Peanut Board (NPB) today announced the launch of PeanutAllergyFacts.org, a new website for parents, schools, foodservice executives and manufacturers. The site is designed to provide science-based information about peanut and food allergies, as well as links to resources about effective allergy management. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2014-07-21 23:02:56

North America formed the largest segment of the gluten-free products market in 2013. It is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.6% over the projected period. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/gluten-free-products-market-738.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report, “Gluten-Free Products Market by Type (Bakery & Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals, Baking Mixes & Flour, and Meat & Poultry Products), Sales Channel (Natural & Conventional) & Geography -...

2014-07-07 12:29:03

DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Gluten-Free Products Market by Type (Bakery & Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals, Baking Mixes & Flour, and Meat & Poultry Products), Sales Channel (Natural & Conventional) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Gluten-Free Products Market with an analysis and projection of the size of the global market, in terms of value ($million) and...

2014-06-28 12:56:04

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Study shows caregivers' allergy perceptions not always accurate It's tough being the parent of a child with food allergies. Constant vigilance is needed for everything your child eats, when a single food item containing a hidden ingredient can be fatal. Although worry is a factor for anyone caring for a child with food allergies, according to a study published in the July issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the...

2014-06-25 23:16:06

Trophy Foods Inc. further strengthens the already high level of food safety and quality controls in place at their production facilities by adding an exciting range of delicious gluten-free nut, dried fruit and confectionary products certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP). Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) in partnership with the Canadian Celiac Association are proud to announce that Trophy Foods Inc. have recently...

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2014-06-20 08:42:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The fastest growing allergy in the world right now is to peanuts. Reactions run the gamut from a slightly swollen tongue to severe, and potentially fatal anaphylaxis. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) says that allergy to peanuts is on the rise in children, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that nearly 4 million Americans have the allergy. There may be an answer on the horizon, however....

2014-06-17 23:08:05

The milestone brings the company one step closer to an immunotherapy that could eradicate peanut allergy, one of the leading causes of death from food reactions. Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Vaccine leader Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) announced that it has successfully completed a model animal therapeutic and prophylactic study protocol for ARA-LAMP-vax, a breakthrough treatment that mitigates peanut allergy. The milestone brings the company one step closer...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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