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CDF Joins with Representatives Tim Ryan and Nita Lowey in Introducing the Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act of 2015


September 30, 2015 Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Nita Lowey (NY-17) introduce the Gluten in Medicine Identification Act, which makes it easier to identify gluten in pharmaceutical products. This legislation requires drugs intended for humans use labels contain a statement identifying the source of any ingredient constituting or derived from a grain […]

New Test to Measure Gluten Exposure in Celiac Disease Patients


A new innovation from the biotechnology company Biomedal introduced a process to help monitor gluten intake for those attempting to adhere to a strict gluten-free diet (GFD). The test is sensitive enough to detect gluten consumed between four and six hours after consumption of gluten for up to two days after ingestion of a substance […]

FDA investigates complaints associated with Cheerios labeled gluten free: General Mills voluntarily recalls affected lots

General Mills

What is the problem and what is being done about it? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of adverse reactions associated with eating original Cheerios and Honey-Nut Cheerios labeled as gluten-free and working with General Mills to facilitate their voluntary recall of these products. We recognize the importance of this issue to […]

Get Involved with Research! Participate in the Genetic Alliance Study on Medical Devices for Weight Loss


As a member of the Community Engaged Network for All’s (CENA) Patient-Powered Research Network (PPRN), Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to support the Genetic Alliance study on Risks & Benefits of Medical Devices for Weight Loss. The Genetic Alliance is conducting a study to explore new ways of sharing your opinions on risks and benefits. It […]

General Mills Issues Voluntary Class I Recall of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal Produced at its Lodi, California Location on Certain Dates

General Mills

General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects. Because this recall relates to an undeclared allergen, this is a Class I product […]

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