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 …

Amazon Smile

You can support NCA when you shop at Amazon by following this link. It doesn’t cost you anything and Amazon will give NCA .5% of qualifying purchases. Thank you for your support!  

Monthly Group Meeting Update

A new monthly group meeting will begin in Augusta, ME on July 21st at 6 pm. This group will meet on the third Tuesday of every month. Meetings take place in classroom #3 on the 2nd floor of the Alfond Center for Health at the Maine General Medical Center. Click here for more details. The Quincy group meeting scheduled for …

Walk for Hunger

NCA member Martha is participating in the Walk for Hunger and looking for other walkers who wish to support hungry people with celiac disease who deserve access to healthy, GF meals as well as the support NCA provides. If you would like to support this effort, please contact us by emailing projectmanager@nationalceliac.org  

GF Social Dinner

May 27, 2015 – May 27, 2015 24 Commonwealth Ave Map and Directions Description: We are planning a social dinner at a GF-friendly restaurant in Concord, MA. Please email us at rsvp@nationalceliac.org by May 25 if you’d like to attend the dinner.

Remote Access for GREAT3 Celiac Workshop on March 31

Click here to learn about the GREAT3 Workshop covering IBD and celiac disease.  IBD will be covered on March 30 and celiac disease will be discussed on March 31. Featuring speakers such as Sheila Crowe, Joseph Murray and Alessio Fasano and covering many topics, you won’t want to miss this! While this meeting will be held in Silver Spring, MD, …

Amy’s Kitchen Recalls Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Amy’s Kitchen has recalled many products including the Gluten-Free Tofu Scramble Breakfast Wrap and Gluten-Free Dairy Free Vegetable Lasagna which contain organic spinach. The spinach has been recalled by the supplier due to possible presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. Read the FDA recall here. The FDA site lists the exact product names, UPC codes, lot numbers and date of manufacture for …

Product Recalls: December

Lundberg Family Farms Brown Rice Flour Due to possible contamination with salmonella, some bags of Lundberg Family Farms rice flour have been recalled. The recalled Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour (UPC# 0 73416 00550 1) and Organic Brown Rice Flour (UPC # 073416 00500 6) were distributed in retail store bulk bins and 25 pound bulk bags in the following states: …

Celiac Center at Columbia University Research Study

The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University is looking for volunteers with celiac disease or non celiac gluten sensitivity to participate in a research study. Note: this research study requires participants to go on a gluten challenge for two weeks. For more information,  click here or email.

Save the Date: Gluten-Free for Life

Save the Date! Saturday April 11, 2015 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Gluten-Free for Life: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Diagnosing and Treating Celiac Disease and Other Gluten-Related Disorders Join Drs. Sheila Crowe, Alessio Fasano, Ciaran Kelly, Dan Leffler, Alan Leichtner and other healthcare professionals for a one-day, all-inclusive conference about diagnosing, treating and living on the spectrum of gluten-related disorders. …