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 […]
Celiac Disease Myths Debunked as discussed by CDF Medical Advisory Board Members Drs. Stefano Guandalini, Don Kasarda and John Zone With Dr. Markhu Maki, Melinda Dennis, RD and Andrea Levario
Kathy Giusti, CEO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). Marilyn Geller, CEO of the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF). What do these women have in common? They are leading dynamic, nonprofit organizations that are driving innovation, awareness and research in diseases once relatively unknown or incurable-and they’re all coming at it from a personal connection. […]
The latest gluten-free Halloween candy list is here! But please remember to use the list only as a guide, since ingredients and formulas can change at any time. Make sure to always read the label.
With the 2013 ING NYC Marathon just around the corner on Sunday, November 3rd, CDF Team gluten-free is excited to have 5 amazing team members running in support of Celiac Disease Foundation. The runners are close to their $15,000 goal. Meet David Goldman, Lee McLoughlin, Todd Resnick, Jeff Samz and Kris Solem.
Seen as a ‘safe’ standard, despite concerns of some, celiac organizations say 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 […]
Until last Friday, no standard definition for the term “gluten-free” existed—even though the market for gluten-free food and beverages reached $4.2 billion in 2012. The “gluten-free” label slapped onto products “was in good faith,” says Celiac Disease Foundation CEO Marilyn G. Geller. “You spent a lot of time in grocery stores hoping that the company labeling products ‘gluten-free’ was adhering to a voluntary standard.”
CDF CEO, Marilyn Geller, quoted throughout article in FoodServiceDirector.com analyzing the collateral effects of the settlement between Lesley University and the Department of Justice after the DOJ found that food allergies* may constitute a disability under the ADA. *Celiac disease is often mis-categorized as a food allergy notwithstanding the differentiation between the body’s autoimmune vs. […]
CDF Medical Advisory Board members (Shelley M Case, BSc, RD; Alessio Fasano, MD; and Peter H R Green, MD) are quoted in Arthritis Today article on Joint Pain and GF Diets Read the article
Reporter Mary MacVean features CDF Conference speaker Kristine Kidd’s take on the new FDA gluten-free food labeling rule and refers reader to the Fast Facts CDF published about the rule. Read the complete article