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2/26/2015

CDF Announces New Members to Board of Directors

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.

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2/19/2015

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

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…

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2/18/2015

2015 National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO

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,…

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1/31/2015

CDF Comments on Gluten Danger Super Bowl Ad

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…

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1/8/2015

Celiac Disease Foundation Launches its First Strategic Plan (2015-2018)

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…

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12/28/2014

CDF 2014 Year in Review

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. We also unveiled a series of online tools, including a Symptoms & Conditions Checklist, a Healthcare Practitioner Directory, and a 7 Day Gluten-Free Meal Plan to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease. Additionally, CDF provided a comprehensive didactic seminar at the National Education Conference this past June when Medical Directors from Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Quest Diagnostics, and LabCorp joined together for a biopharma panel to present information about advances in the screening and treatment of celiac disease.

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12/19/2014

Celiac Disease: By The Numbers

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,…

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12/17/2014

Can Service Dogs Help Sniff Out Gluten?

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…

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