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May was Celiac Awareness Month

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California is the latest entry on the roster of states to declare May as Celiac Awareness Month thanks to the efforts of many within the Celiac community and the tenacity of State Senator Bob Huff (R-CA), author of SCR7. Already on board with their own State Resolutions are Illinois, North Carolina, Maryland, Minnesota, and New […]

CDF at DDNC

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Three weeks ago Celiac Disease Foundation CEO Marilyn Geller attended the Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) Public Policy Forum in Washington DC. Marilyn joined celiac execs Alice Bast of NFCA, and Mary Schluckebier of CSA, to lobby congressional leaders to support funding for the National Institutes of Health at a level of $32 billion and […]

Victory for Celiacs at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities by public accommodations, including colleges and universities, the Justice Department announced an agreement on Thursday, December 20th with Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The agreement will ensure that students with celiac disease or food allergies are provided with equal meal […]

Canadian Celiac Association Celebrates New Gluten Labeling Laws

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MEDIA RELEASE CANADIAN CELIAC ASSOCIATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2012 Finding gluten-free foods just got a whole lot safer! Three million Canadians with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity will be safer on August 4th when new federal legislation on food labeling comes into effect. Improvements in the federal Food Allergen Labeling Regulations will require […]