Monthly Meetings Summer Changes

Please note, the following changes have been made to our regular monthly meetings schedule: Augusta, ME Meetings: Cancelled for August. Boston, MA* Meetings: Cancelled for June, July, August. Even though the Boston meetings are currently on hold, Charlotte and Lauren are available to speak on the phone and/or meet at convenient location to help address your questions and concerns. East Greenwich, …

June News & Updates

Monthly e-newsletter serving the New England celiac community NECO continues its efforts to bring you the latest information concerning celiac disease and the gluten free diet. With this issue, we are excited to introduce NECO NEWS in an exciting new format. We hope this will make it more user friendly and easier to find the details to keep you in …

New Volunteer Positions Now Open

Restaurant Liaison Our wonderful new website provides members the opportunity to add restaurant recommendations. The Restaurant Liaison volunteer will contact restaurants to discuss their practices to avoid cross contamination and confirm that they wish to be listed on our website. Time commitment varies but averages 3 hours per month. The best time to contact restaurants is weekday midafternoons when they …

Pierce’s Pantry, The Gluten-Free Food Bank looking for new home and new team

Please don’t let the only gluten-free food bank in Massachusetts close its doors. Over the next few months Pierce’s Pantry,The Gluten-Free Food Bank will be looking for a new home and a new team to oversee its vital mission of delivering emergency food to our celiac neighbors suffering from food insecurity. Since it’s inception in 2010 Pierce and Tracy have …

Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios Recalled

Due to presence of undeclared wheat flour in gluten-free Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced in July in Lodi, California, General Mills has issued a recall of 1.8 million boxes of cereal. Click here to read about this recall on the GM blog. Click here to read more about the recall and see exactly which code dates are being recalled.

Gluten-Free Retreat with Melinda Dennis

Only a few spots remain in the Gluten-Free Wellness Retreat with Melinda Dennis at the Riverside Inn Bed & Breakfast in Intervale, NH October 23-25.   For more information or to register, visit www.deletethewheat.com

Celiac exchange student looking for host family

Margherita is a 17 year old exchange student from Italy. She needs a host family for the 2015-2016 year and she has celiac disease. Margherita is idealistic and thinks about the big picture. Her motivation for going abroad was that she realized she would be “blind” if she never left Italy and experimented with different peoples and cultures. Her interests …

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