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  • This is a phase 2 clinical trial to test the safety and effects of the investigational medication PRV-015. In combination with a gluten-free diet, PRV-015 aims to reduce symptoms and intestinal inflammation caused by accidental gluten exposure. No gluten challenge Requirements: 18-70 years old Biopsy-confirmed celiac disease On a gluten-free diet for at least the last 12 months Still experiencing celiac disease symptoms Email: studyrecruitment@sfinstitute.com or call: 415-745-4340
  • Gluten-Free Shopping Resources Warm weather and long days call for family BBQs, park picnics, and trips to the beach. However, these food-oriented gatherings can be daunting for someone following a gluten-free diet. At Schär, we are here to help make shopping, cooking, and enjoying a gluten-free diet easy, delicious, and fun. Gluten-Free, Delivered We are proud to help our customers across the country, especially those in rural areas, access the gluten-free foods they need. From gluten-free hamburger and hot dog buns to multigrain crackers and indulgent chocolate treats, our products help you enjoy safe, gluten-free meals with friends and family.
  • Wheat Starch in Digiorno GF Pizza Gluten-Free Watchdog has provided information regarding DiGiorno GF pizzas that contain wheat starch. Learn more here. Olly Beat the Bloat Olly Beat the Bloat is labeled gluten free but contains ingredients from wheat used during enzyme fermentation. Learn more about this product alert from Gluten-Free Watchdog. Olly is working to remove the GF claim from this product. Tattooed Chef Plant Based Egg Roll Bowl Tattoed Chef Plant Based Egg Roll Bowl is labeled gluten free but contains malt extract. The manufacturer has stated that the malt extract is from Italy and is GF. However,
  • Do you have unanswered general nutrition questions about the gluten-free diet and lifestyle? Our dietitians are happy to answer your general nutrition questions about celiac disease. Please submit questions that are applicable to a general gluten-free audience. We regret that personal clinical questions (medical history, labs, supplements, etc.) cannot be addressed. Time allowing, every effort will be made to answer all submitted questions.  Click Here to Ask a Question This month's answered questions: Is wheat starch safe on a gluten-free diet? Is buckwheat gluten free? Is modified food starch gluten free?
  • Research & Treatment Updates Researchers at the Celiac Disease Genomic, Microbiome, and Metabolomic (CDGEMM) study based at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children compared the gut microbiomes of infants who went on to develop celiac disease (CD) to those who did not develop it. Changes were noted 18 months prior to the onset of CD, leading researchers to believe that they will be able to predict who will develop CD. Read more here. Here are updates on some potential treatments for CD: In a proof of concept trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine, ZED1227 was found to attenuate
  • Q: Is modified food starch gluten free? Answer Most of the time modified food starch is made from corn in the United States, but not always…so read labels carefully. When it comes to foods, beverages and supplements which fall under The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) then wheat has to be disclosed as an allergen on the label under the Food Allergen Labeling Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA). If the modified food starch is derived from wheat it will be listed in one of two ways: In a Contains statement following the ingredient listing. Example: CONTAINS WHEAT In parenthesis following the
  • Q: Is buckwheat gluten free? Answer Yes, pure buckwheat is naturally gluten free. It may sound suspicious to someone with a gluten-related condition, as it has the word “wheat” in it. However, buckwheat is not related to wheat. In fact, its grain-like seeds are not even considered a true grain, but a pseudograin or pseudocereal. Surprisingly, it is actually closely related to rhubarb. Note that as with any grain (or pseudograin in this case), I recommend to always read labels carefully and to make sure that it is labeled gluten free, as there is a high risk of cross-contact with
  • Q: I searched and saw the post about Digiorno Pizza and wheat starch, so to clarify, since FDA declares it safe, we are good to eat it as celiac since the wheat starch was crafted to remove gluten? 2nd question... if wheat starch removes gluten is tested to under 20ppm, why can't we have beer crafted to remove gluten if tested to under 20ppm? Confused.... help? Answer Great question! What is considered gluten free and what is not can sometimes be very confusing. Wheat starch that has been processed and tested to contain less than 20 parts per million (ppm)