A new abbreviation and a definition

New Abbreviation

You may notice that we are transitioning to the use of CeD instead of CD as an abbreviation for celiac disease. This is to distinguish between other diseases including Castleman and Crohn’s that use CD.


Cross contact is the correct term to use when gluten-free food has had contact with gluten-containing food.

Cross contamination should be used when bacteria is transferred to food, making it unsafe to consume.