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2013-10-15 23:03:01

Rappelling Event on Nov. 16 at Westin Arlington Gateway Offers Once-in-a-lifetime Thrill and Benefits Food Allergy Research & Education programs. McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Rappelling -- it’s not just for rescue workers, thrill seekers and reality television contestants. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is offering gutsy Washington, D.C. metro area residents a high-rise adventure by launching its first Over the Edge fundraising event next month. Participants,...

2013-10-15 08:29:49

New York City Chef and Restaurateur Chef Jehangir Mehta Challenges Food Industry to Offer Gluten-Free Safely NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 30 percent of Americans reducing or eliminating gluten from their diet, the demand for gluten-free food items in restaurants and schools has never been higher. In order to educate foodservice providers on offering safe, high-quality, gluten-free foods to diners, the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) has...

2013-10-14 12:22:51

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent FDA ruling on gluten-free labeling standards, the popularity of gluten-free foods shows no signs of slowing down, and according to recent research from Mintel, it's not just the gluten-intolerant who are filling their carts with wheat-free products. Indeed, 65% of consumers who eat or used to eat gluten-free foods do so because they think they are healthier, and 27% eat them because they feel they aid in their weight loss...

2013-10-11 23:24:51

The Gluten Intolerance Group's annual event is on November 9 in Tacoma, WA. Admission is just $5. Auburn, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Are you ready for the biggest gluten-free event in Washington State? The Gluten Intolerance Group's annual event takes place this year at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center on November 9th, just weeks before Thanksgiving. This is perfect timing to learn from food demonstrations of sweet potato pie, sandwich bread for stuffing, and...

2013-10-02 23:33:02

The first national gifting company is expanding into gluten-free cookie bouquets to serve the growing number of Americans with food allergies. Plano, TX (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Texas-based Cookies by Design, known for its hand-decorated designs and personalized gift baskets, is rolling out a new line of gluten-free cookie gifts. Cookies by Design will chip into the $4.5 billion industry October 1, making its new gluten-free treats available nationwide to more than 100 franchise stores...

2013-10-02 10:19:12

Newest research shows no increased danger All children should have flu shots, even if they have an egg allergy, and it's now safe to get them without special precautions. This finding is from the latest update on the safety of the flu vaccine for allergic patients, published in the October issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the official journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). The current recommendation from the CDC's Advisory...

2013-09-30 23:44:33

Living gluten-free isn't cheap but Gluten Free Frenzy the #1 gluten-free giveaway site™ wants to make it easier this holiday season with their annual giveaway event that features thousands of dollars worth of great products. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Those living gluten-free have even more reason to rejoice this holiday season with the return of the 25 Days of Gluten-Free Giveaways™ online community event which is hosted by Gluten Free Frenzy your #1 gluten-free...

2013-09-25 12:21:57

The October Issue of Food Nutrition & Science Reviews Cross Contamination and Oversight Issues with Gluten-Free Products; Also Results from a Consumer Survey on American Understanding of the Farm Bill, and more. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once purely a diet remedy for people with Celiac disease, today a gluten-free diet is being adopted by those seeking a healthier lifestyle and the next weight loss diet. The gluten-free wave has captured the attention of an...

2013-09-24 20:22:23

PHOENIX, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today advocates from the Arizona Food Allergy Alliance (AFAA) and representatives from the Arizona Asthma & Allergy Institute and the Alvernon Allergy & Asthma P.C., joined Governor Jan Brewer for the ceremonial signing of SB 1421 into law. The law allows schools to stock and administer epinephrine for emergency use creating a safer environment for all school-aged children, especially those who may not yet know they are allergic. Arizona joins...

2013-09-11 23:04:15

The surge in celebrity endorsements of a gluten-free lifestyle, combined with growing awareness of celiac disease and gluten intolerance, has driven the Canadian gluten-free (GF) market to over $450 million in 2012, according to “Gluten-Free Foods in Canada”, a new report from market research firm Packaged Facts. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The surge in celebrity endorsements of a gluten-free lifestyle, combined with growing awareness of celiac disease and gluten...