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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...

2014-06-12 23:13:12

The GFCP and NFCA are proud to announce that McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes will now carry the GFCP trademark thereby providing US consumers with a trusted and easily identifiable source of safe gluten-free products. Real gluten-free food you can feel good about, without compromising on flavor. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) and the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness are pleased to announce that McCormick & Company has...

2014-06-10 23:15:41

Dr. John’s Candies, a xylitol-based candy distributor that is family owned and operated, issues how-to tips for adhering to a gluten-free diet. Dr. John’s Candies are gluten-free, and are perfect for those with Celiac Disease, as well as with gluten sensitivities and intolerances. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Dr. Johns’ Candies, a leading online xylitol-based candy distributor, issues how-to tips for those needing to adhere to a gluten-free diet, be it from Celiac disease...

2014-05-30 23:11:24

With years of experience as the mother of a daughter with multiple food allergies, top parenting blogger Rachel Lee Coppola is uniquely qualified to offer advice on family nutrition. Now she’s revealing her tips for buying health food while saving money. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Professional blogger and allergy activist Rachel Lee Coppola has been helping families to save money and cook healthy food for years. But in her new campaign she is helping them to do both. She says the idea...

2014-05-30 23:02:41

Until now, the only option for egg allergy sufferers was simply to avoid eggs. But sublingual immunotherapy is now being used by Family Allergy Clinic to help patients build up an immunity to egg proteins. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 For those with an egg allergy, they have probably been dished the standard advice: Avoid eggs! But with eggs lurking in baked goods, pasta, canned soup, marshmallows and more, this is easier said than done. But a treatment known as sublingual...

2014-05-30 23:02:38

Egg allergy is the second most common childhood allergy, yet avoidance has typically been the only solution. Sublingual allergy drops are changing this by helping patients build up an immunity to egg proteins and other food allergens. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Egg allergy is the second most common allergy in children. Yet, as with other food allergies, there have not historically been any good options for dealing with egg allergy except to simply avoid eggs altogether. But...

2014-05-29 23:16:03

A newly launched line of whisky, vodka, brandy and rum from Distillers Pride have been awarded the GFCP trademark ensuring consumers that their choice of beverage alcohol brand is gluten-free. Manufactured in India, this distinct line of spirits are all rice based and causing quite a stir. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) is excited to announce that Distillers Pride is the first spirit company to be awarded the GFCP certification. By...

2014-05-23 20:21:50

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows the difference between food allergy and food intolerance. Allergy is mediated by a well understood pathway, involving IgE as the final trigger, and it produces immediate symptom onset. It can also be life threatening. Therefore, patients with suspected true food allergy should seek the care of a board certified allergist. Food intolerance is something clearly different. The pathway, or pathways, is/are not yet...


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