Celiac Disease / Gluten

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The Serious Business of Food Allergies

To help foodservice operations better accommodate guests with food allergies, the Food Issues Group offers the following tips: Fully communicate the operation’s written food allergy …

Six Tips for a Safe and Effective Gluten Free Menu From Your Kitchen

With one in every 100 people living with celiac disease in the U.S., restaurants have been fielding requests from guests for gluten free menu options …

Enjoy Gluten Free Ravioli From Bernardi

New Gluten Free Ravioli from Bernardi Many operators today are challenged with offering great-tasting menu items that meet a variety of customer special needs. With ravioli …

Prevent Cross Contact for Gluten Free Meals

Kitchen practices must be set up to avoid cross contact of glutinous material into gluten-free meals. Setting up a gluten free kitchen can be likened …

Finding Gluten On Nutritional Labels

Gluten is a protein found in all forms of wheat, rye and barley and their derivatives.  Over 21 million people in the US are on …

Typical Food Items That May Or May Not Contain Gluten

Gluten is a protein found in all forms of wheat, rye and barley and their derivavtives. It is the substance in flour that forms the …

Cross Contact Food Allergies

Avoiding Cross Contact of Allergens

Even though food allergies are commonly understood, the term cross contact is fairly new. You may know the term and how to safely prepare an …

Celiac Awareness

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, has launched a gluten-free …

What Is Gluten?

Overview Gluten is protein found in wheat, rye and barley. It is the substance in flour that forms the structure of the dough, or the …