A recent NIH study found that the Epstein-Barr Virus protein may switch on autoimmune diseases such as celiac disease. Read about this study on the Science & Technology News site here.
NCA's Executive Director Lee Graham was quoted in this Wall Street Journal article titled the Dilemma of the Gluten-Free Diet.
Allergic Living published an article titled Finland is the Celiac World HQ, Where Eating Gluten-Free is Easy.
Gluten-Free Watchdog Tricia Thompson asks the FDA to provide an update to the citizen petition asking for increased enforcement of misbranding violations under the gluten-free labeling law. Read more and watch her video here.
For Celiac Disease Awareness month, Gluten-Free Watchdog Tricia Thompson has published:
- When labeling for the allergen wheat collides with a gluten-free statement
- Are both of these statements allowed on the same product: gluten-free AND manufactured on machinery that also processes wheat?
- To decrease your risk of cross contact with gluten, choose naturally gluten-free grains, seeds and legumes labeled gluten-free
She will likely have more articles of interest this month, so be sure to visit her celiac disease awareness month page frequently this month.
The Canadian Celiac Association is asking for coverage for the celiac blood screen. Read about the petition here.
The Gluten Detective at home gluten test will be studied at Boston Childrens Hospital. Read about this study.
This study found that antibody concentrations decrease 14 fold but remain high 3 months after going on a gluten-free diet.
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