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2008-09-15 09:00:37

The UK's Food Standards Agency has announced that Sainsbury's has recalled its own brand Italian mushroom risotto because the sauce contains wheat gluten and chicken which are not mentioned on the ingredients list. This makes the product a possible health risk for people with an allergy to wheat or who are gluten intolerant, the agency said. The product being recalled is Sainsbury's Italian mushroom risotto 400 grams with a use by date of September 14, 2008. Sainsbury's has recalled the...

2008-08-26 03:00:41

By Smith, Melissa Diane resource guide Are you trying to learn the basics of how and why to eat gluten free? Look no further. Here are simple answers to commonly asked questions Q & A 1. How can I get tested for celiac diseases? Ask to have a blood test done that measures blood levels of gluten-related antibodies (IgA and IgC antigliadin, antitissue transglutaminase, and possibly antiendomysial antibodies). If those indicators come back positive, a doctor typically recommends an...

2008-07-17 03:00:38

By Edward M. Eveld, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 17--Andee Hindery is creating her own lemonade-out-of-lemons life. Hindery, a 28-year-old Kansas Citian, suffered with food allergies so bad they were debilitating. Her answer: cookies and cupcakes. Sick for years, Hindery recovered after finally getting a proper diagnosis. She taught herself to cook and bake without dairy products or gluten, a protein in wheat and other grains. Her favorite challenge: making sweets. At first the...

2007-03-30 21:00:21

By TOBI COHEN TORONTO (CP) - A massive North American pet food recall got even bigger Friday as Hills Pet Nutrition recalled one of its brands of dry cat kibble for fear it contained melamine, the same toxin that forced Menu Foods to pull "cuts and gravy" products from shelves across the continent. Hills recalled its Prescription Diet m/d Feline Dry food after melamine, a chemical used as a fertilizer in Asia and also to make plastic kitchenware, was identified as the likely culprit in...

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