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2013-09-03 23:02:52

Food Allergy Research & Education announces new hour-long special, “An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America,” narrated by Steve Carell, which explores what it is like to live with life-threatening food allergies, how families and individuals managing food allergies are working to raise awareness in their communities, and the vital research underway to find effective treatments and a cure. McLean, VA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is...

2013-08-27 20:22:42

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers have developed a new approach to detecting unrecognized cases of celiac disease in the community, revealing this immune disorder is far more common than previously recognized. In a study of more than 2500 adults, the researchers combined traditional antibody testing (measuring the immune response to gluten) with an assessment of specific genetic risk markers. They found that more than half of the subjects had genetic risk...

2013-08-21 23:22:59

Living gluten-free can be very expensive but one blogger, Chandice Probst of Gluten Free Frenzy is out to help others along their journey by providing as many giveaways as she can. Gluten-free recipes and restaurant reviews are just a few more great resources you will find on her site. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Chandice Probst is the personality behind the #1 gluten-free giveaway site, Gluten Free Frenzy. After being diagnosed with celiac disease in 2007 and spending lots of...

2013-08-21 23:17:57

National program seeks to say FAREwell to food allergies with more than 60 family-friendly FARE Walk for Food Allergy events across the country. McLean, VA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 In communities nationwide, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Walk for Food Allergy, presented by Mylan, is bringing together thousands of Americans to raise critical funds and awareness for life-threatening food allergies. This national program raises funds to create educational resources, advance...

2013-08-20 23:16:55

On August 2, 2013, the FDA issued a final rule defining “gluten-free” for food labeling requirements, including that the food must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten. One manufacturer of gluten-free snacks, Extend Nutrition, had already met the FDA standard before the rule was officially adopted. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 On August 2, 2013, the FDA issued a final rule defining “gluten free” for food labeling requirements, including that the food must...

2013-08-19 23:23:16

On August 24th San Diego celebrates the gluten-free lifestyle with a dedicated Celiac Awareness Night with the Padres and Gluten Free Calendar hosted gluten-free pre-game party in the tailgating lot. The party will be open to the public whether attending the game or not and will feature vendors, food, games and even cookie decorating. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 On Saturday August 24, 2013, San Diego residents and visitors can join Gluten Free Calendar and the San Diego Padres for...

2013-08-09 16:22:13

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perfect attendance is a real challenge for schoolchildren with asthma and allergies. Even so, many doctors, school nurses and parents believe it's well within reach for the millions of children heading back to school with these conditions. "Perfect attendance is all about preparation and prevention," says Nancy Sander, president and founder of Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), the leading patient education...

FDA Sets New Rules On Gluten-Free Food Labeling
2013-08-02 12:58:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At least three million Americans who suffer from celiac disease can now feel confident knowing tha,t when they buy a product labeled "gluten-free," they are actually getting what they expect. This comes thanks to a new FDA ruling that defines exactly what "gluten-free" means. Under the new rule, when consumers see a label that is marked "gluten-free," "without gluten," "free of gluten" or "no gluten," they can be assured that...

2013-08-02 12:24:34

Regulation Impacts Millions of Americans Relying on Gluten Free Foods BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder Brands commends the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision today to standardize gluten-free labeling. Glutino and Udi's, Boulder Brands' gluten-free brands and trusted pioneers and leaders in gluten-free living, have spent years advocating for the FDA to create this mandate. This announcement directly impacts millions of Americans who need to live a...

2013-07-30 08:32:32

Seven States and DC Pull Ahead on School Health "Honor Roll" as Momentum Grows for Medication-Stocking Laws WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With millions of children heading back to classrooms in the coming weeks, asthma and food allergies at school present serious concerns, but some states are better than others when it comes to supporting students with these chronic diseases. A new report by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) shows that most...