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2010-05-18 10:04:00

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mambo Sprouts Marketing MamboTrack((TM)) research revealed 8 in 10 natural and organic consumers regularly read ingredient labels for health and nutrition content and were interested in buying functional foods with added health, nutrition and dietary benefits, with four in ten (39%) very interested in these types of specialty foods. Consumers expressed the most desire for foods with organic ingredients (65%) and low sodium grocery items (47%)...

2010-05-17 09:15:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Regi and Jill Brack, the husband/wife team behind Glow Gluten Free Cookies (www.glowglutenfree.com) have announced that their four flavors of gluten free, wheat free and casein free cookies will now be distributed by United Natural Foods, Inc. (http://www.unfi.com) the leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods in the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY05469 ) (Photo:...

2010-01-12 15:19:17

 For adults and children diagnosed with celiac disease, the only treatment is a gluten-free diet, which can be very challenging. Gastroenterologists at Rush University Medical Center are conducting a new study to see if mind/body techniques could help patients with celiac disease adhere to the very strict diet. Celiac disease is a lifelong, digestive disease affecting children and adults.  People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate gluten, a protein found in almost all food...

2009-11-17 08:45:00

LAWRENCE, Mass., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glutino Food Group, a trusted pioneer and leader in gluten-free foods, today announces new packaging for its popular Gluten-Free Pantry line of gourmet baking mixes. The new design is set to be implemented during the last quarter of 2009, and although the packaging will have a fresh new look, there is currently no planned change for product recipes as part of the redesign. Founded by professional chef Beth Hillson, who has celiac disease,...

2009-08-21 14:10:19

California-based Van's International Foods says it is recalling its frozen Wheat Free Homestyle pancakes because they inadvertently contain gluten. The 12.4-ounce packages of Homestyle pancakes also contain milk and egg, which pose a risk to some people with food allergies, the company said in a release Friday from its Vernon, Calif., headquarters. The pancakes come in a beige package with an orange stripe on the top and a triangular blue gluten-free icon in the upper right corner. The lot...

2008-12-31 13:19:05

Whole Foods Market Inc. has pulled three gluten-free products for children because the items actually contain the substance, the Texas grocery chain said. The chain, with 273 U.S. stores, also said it would create a strict gluten-free definition and begin monitoring its items so such problems don't recur. Three products made for Whole Foods by Wellshire Farms Inc. of Swedesboro, N.J. -- Chicken Bites Dinosaur Shaped, chicken corn dogs and beef corn dogs -- contained between 116 and 2,200...

2008-11-14 06:00:13

By Julie Schmit and Elizabeth Weise The Food and Drug Administration has ordered scores of food products imported from China -- including cereals, snacks, candies, chocolate drinks, custards, puddings, baby food and pet foods -- held at the border until testing proves they are not contaminated with the chemical melamine. The directive, issued Thursday, comes more than a month after revelations of widespread melamine contamination in China's dairy industry. Unscrupulous sellers added the...

2008-10-20 12:00:10

Tewksbury, Mass., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellness(R) brand of natural food and treats for pets today announces the availability of four NEW grain-free Wellness(R) Healthy Indulgence(R) Naturally Delicious Everyday Entrees for cats. Wellness is the first and only brand to now offer felines grain-free and wheat gluten-free delectable, natural sliced morsels in sauce meals in a pouch. For cat lovers who choose to serve their companions a grain-free diet, Wellness Healthy Indulgence...

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...


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