Celiac Disease Foundation, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization for celiac disease, announces the appointment of four new members of its Board of Directors for the 2015-2017 term. Joining the Board of Director are Emily Luxford, Jody Morris, Jordan Ramer, and Jim Watson.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2015 –Celiac Disease Foundation today sent a letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, asking that she issue notifications to GNC Holdings, Inc., Target Corporation, Walgreens and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., to cease and desist engaging in the sale of adulterated and/or mislabeled herbal dietary supplements in California. “On behalf of the concerned California citizens […]
Community Unites at Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO Life-Changing Opportunity for Individuals with Celiac Disease and other Gluten-Related Disorders in Pasadena, CA May 2-3 LOS ANGELES, CA – February 18, 2015 – Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the leading national organization improving the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders, […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) will become an Official Charity Partner of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by CDF Team Gluten-Free Coordinator Gillian Entin. The race will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2015. Interested runners should contact Gillian at email@example.com.
Bloomberg News published an article today, “Puppies Trump Gluten in Super Bowl Ad Humor That Goes Too Far.” The Super Bowl ad, highlighting the return of NASCAR to NBC Sports, features comedian Nick Offerman saying, “When our idea of danger is eating gluten, there’s trouble afoot.” CDF Chief Executive Officer Marilyn Geller spoke with Bloomberg reporter Anna Edney […]
As many as 10% of people with type 1 diabetes have celiac disease, and a growing body of research suggests type 1 diabetes is triggered by exposure to gluten, adding even more weight to the theory that the two disorders share common genetic causes. Save the date for January 21st at 12pm PST when CDF joins […]
On January 1, 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation launched its first Strategic Plan for the Years 2015-2018. Adopted unanimously by the CDF Board of Directors in December 2014, the Strategic Plan sets out the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the Foundation, building on the core operating values and assumptions underlying the Foundation’s approach to its mission. Executive Service Corps of […]
As we reflect on this past year, we want to thank you for your generous support, which has enabled us to achieve important advances in each of our key mission areas. CDF launched an Online Advocacy Program in order to encourage the public to bring celiac disease to the forefront of the nation’s healthcare agenda. […]
Not long ago, the gluten-free lifestyle was reserved for people with celiac disease — a genetic autoimmune disorder in which the ingestion of gluten causes severe intestinal damage — who were forced to give up their favorite dishes and settle for strange, unappetizing foods. There are numerous reasons a person might choose to eat gluten-free, […]
BY AMY SINATRA AYRES | DECEMBER 8, 2014 You can’t enter a grocery store or restaurant these days without noticing the booming popularity of gluten-free foods. What started as a medical necessity for some has flourished into the newest diet trend — and we bet you know someone who’s gone gluten free. Gluten is the protein in […]