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On August 2, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its long-awaited gluten-free food labeling rule. According to the rule, when a manufacturer chooses to put “gluten-free” on food packaging, the item must comply with the new FDA definition of the term – less than 20 parts per million (ppm) of gluten. Manufacturers were […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) launched the nation’s most comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on healthcare practitioners familiar with diagnosing and treating celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. From coast to coast, patients can search by ZIP code to help them choose a healthcare practitioner in their town who will understand their […]
The FDA last month released a regulation defining the term “gluten-free” for voluntary food labeling. The regulation sets a standard of no more than 20 parts per million of gluten for a product to be labeled as gluten-free, among other requirements. The standard “is consistent with that set by other countries and international bodies that […]
For more than 20 years, Celiac Disease Foundation has been the trusted source for the dissemination of evidence-based research regarding celiac disease. CEO Marilyn G. Geller challenges the science behind a controversial new report alleging that genetically engineered foods could be an environmental trigger for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.
FDA clarifies what the Gluten-Free Labeling Rule means for restaurants – considers enforcement action to protect consumers
CEO Marilyn Geller discusses the difficulty in obtaining a celiac disease diagnosis and what is a gluten-free diet with Cristina Ferrare and Mark Steines, hosts of the Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family Show.
The CDF funded study, The Prevalence of Celiac Disease in a Primarily Hispanic Population as seen at Olive View Medical Center, will not only evaluate the incidence of celiac disease in multiple groups of patients at Olive View – UCLA Medical Center; it also has the potential to raise awareness of the disease in the […]
Introduced: May 15, 2013 (113th U.S. Congress, 2013-2015) Status: Referred to Committee CDF Update – June 18, 2013 On the eve of International Celiac Disease Awareness Day (May 16, 2013), Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Nita Lowey (D-NY) introduced the Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act – HR 2003 to the U.S. Congress. The Act will […]