NCA Virtual 5k

NCA has made the decision to cancel our IN-PERSON National Celiac 5k due to the COVID-19.  HOWEVER, May is Celiac Awareness Month and the VIRTUAL RUN/WALK WILL GO ON AS PLANNED! We are not promoting gathering with others for a walk or run at this time, however, would like to encourage individual

Recalls and Alerts

Some cans of Vietti Ancho Chicken Chili with Beans & Porter Ale have a gluten-free label. However, the product contains porter ale and lists malts and wheat as sub ingredients. The manufacturer is working with the USDA on this issue. Click here to read more. Buckhead Meat and Seafood is

Ask the Dietitian

This month's answered questions: Is it safe to take an elderberry syrup supplement? What neurological disorders may accompany celiac disease? Is couscous gluten-free? 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

Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free in the News

Researchers at Clemson University are looking into creating glutenases that can withstand high temperatures as a way to help people digest gluten proteins. This resarch looked into Refractory Celiac Disease: What Should We Be Doing Different? This article discusses Can Gluten Cause Anxiety? During the COVID-19 pandemic, the FDA is

Webinars and Videos

Videos Dr. Alessio Fasano addresses more questions relating to COVID-19 in this video: Amy Keller, RD, shares tips on eating GF while in the hospital: Here are some GF diet tips from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center: Webinars The Canadian Celiac Association is hosting two webinars this month:

ROCK blog

Check out our new ROCK blog post from teen blogger Kira Schlieman on staying positive while sheltering in place.

COVID-19 Information

Visit NCA's COVID-19 page for information relevant to people with celiac disease as well as other resources.

Giving Gluten-Free Emergency COVID-19 Appeal: A Pilot Initiative

NCA has uncovered an extreme lack of gluten-free (GF) food in many food pantries across the US. With COVID-19, NCA has been receiving increased requests for GF food assistance. Additionally, food pantries are laboring to provide food all while managing under stressful circumstances. Because of this dire situation, NCA is

Around the Nation

What's Happening? NCA 5k: NCA's 5k on May 30, 2020 will be a VIRTUAL only run/walk. Visit the 5k page to register or for more information. Other Events: At this time, we are recommending that all events be cancelled or postponed until it has been deemed safe to reconvene group gatherings