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Are Low-gluten Beers Really Low-gluten?
2011-12-22 04:48:53

Beer tested in a new study, including some brands labeled "low-gluten," contains levels of hordein, the form of gluten present in barley, that could cause symptoms in patients with celiac disease (CD), the autoimmune condition treated with a life-long gluten-free diet, scientists are reporting. The study, which weighs in on a controversy over the gluten content of beer, appears in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research. Michelle Colgrave and colleagues explain that celiac disease (CD) affects...

2011-10-28 14:59:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WhatisGluten.net has just published their annual list of gluten free candy. Candy companies around the world have caught on to the rise in the number of celiac cases and those with a gluten allergy. Many companies such as Mars Candy have notices about gluten on their website. Keeping track of all the foods that contain gluten can be cumbersome, but the list provided by WhatisGluten.net has made this Halloween season a lot easier. They have listed over...

2011-09-22 11:00:00

New Planet Gluten Free Beer has seen a 288% increase in company growth over the past 12 months which contributed to Best Young Business Award. Three gluten-free beer styles now available in 19 states and growing. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 Naturally Boulder, a non-profit organization with the mission of nurturing and enhancing the natural products industry honored New Planet Beer Company with the Best Young Business Award at the 2011 Naturally Boulder Autumn Awards and Pitch...

2011-09-12 08:00:00

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, the leading organization in raising awareness for celiac disease and gluten intolerance, reports that 1 in 133 Americans has celiac disease. In those who suffer from this disease, gluten causes the immune system to damage the small intestine thereby impeding the absorption of essential food nutrients into the body. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/NY65240LOGO) At this...

2011-08-03 00:00:03

Food agency announcement coincides with the anniversary of allergen law mandating standards for products consumed by individuals with celiac disease and others adhering to medically prescribed gluten-free diet. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Today, the FDA announced it was reopening the public comment period on its gluten-free labeling proposal mandated in a seven-year old allergen labeling law according to the American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA), the national advocacy...

2011-08-02 10:22:00

Rule would help by creating a uniform and enforceable definition SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today reopened the comment period for its 2007 proposal on labeling foods as "gluten-free." The agency is also making available a safety assessment of exposure to gluten for people with celiac disease (CD) and invites comment on these additional data. One of the criteria proposed is that foods bearing the claim cannot contain 20...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

New guide takes confusion out of shopping for the gluten-free diet, just in time for Celiac Awareness Month. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Launching nationwide this month, a new book titled Gluten Free Diet: A Shopping Guide takes the hassle out of gluten-free grocery shopping. The book is like a compass for finding what you need in the grocery store. It provides a comprehensive list of commonly available gluten-free products in easy-to-understand sections. (Available May 8, 2011 for...

2011-03-09 14:01:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- thinkproducts, creators of the thinkThin® family of deliciously natural gluten free nutrition bars, today announced that its CEO Lizanne Falsetto will lead the first thinkThin Los Angeles Area Celiac Disease, Gluten Free Walk to honor families dealing with the disease, raise awareness about gluten free options and benefits, and support the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Together with her daughter who is allergic to...

2011-01-25 00:02:23

Cecelia's Marketplace, a leading expert in gluten-free eating and nutrition, has released their all-new 2011/2012 edition of The Gluten-Free Grocery Shopping Guide. This is the 4th edition of the guide, filled with the most up-to-date, verified info. Featuring over 37,000 gluten-free products, the new guide is more detailed and informative than ever. Kalamazoo, MI (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 This new and exciting guide has been hailed as "The Gluten-Free Bible" due to its thorough coverage of...

2011-01-19 18:45:48

Baked goods made from hydrolyzed wheat flour are not toxic to celiac disease patients, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. Celiac disease occurs in the digestive system when people cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, which is found primarily in wheat. "This is the first time that a wheat flour-derived product is shown to not be toxic after being given to celiac patients...