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CDF Announces New Members to Board of Directors

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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.

Celiac Disease Foundation Urges CA Attorney General to Issue Cease and Desist Notifications to Companies That Sell Adulterated and Mislabeled Herbal Supplements

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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 […]

2015 National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO

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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, […]

Steve Plogsted, PharmD Talks Gluten in Medication

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How many times have you wondered if your medication is contaminated with gluten? You ask your doctor, you ask your pharmacist, and now you are left with more questions than answers. What do I do now? Where can I find the correct information? ou have been diagnosed with celiac disease, or you have been told […]

CDF Comments on Gluten Danger Super Bowl Ad

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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 […]

Vaccination and Celiac Disease

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For people with celiac disease, vaccinations tend to work just as effectively as they do for the general population with one notable exception: hepatitis B. Celiac disease testing is recommended for non-responders to the hepatitis B vaccine who are not already diagnosed.