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Breaking News: FDA Finalizes Gluten Free Labeling Laws

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After years of pressure from the gluten free community for The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to finalize the gluten free labeling laws (actually rules, not laws), the wait is over. Today the FDA announced the definition of “gluten-free” for food labeling. Those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance will soon be able to rest …
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Celiac Disease: Health Insurance with a Pre-existing Condition Gets Easier

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Last Updated on January 25, 2017Carla often hears from readers that have been denied health insurance with a pre-existing condition such as celiac disease. The gluten free diet is expensive enough without having to worry about health insurance. The United States (US) and Europe (EU) have different laws regarding health insurance. In the US, it’s …
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Gluten Free Labeling Laws 2013

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Last Updated on May 3, 2013The gluten free diet is more than just a popular trend. Those with celiac disease or gluten-intolerance often experience side effects to minute portions of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and most oats. It is estimated that 1 in 133 Americans have celiac disease, alone. Unfortunately, most …
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Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance, and Food Allergies Protected Under the Disabilities Act?

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Last Updated on May 28, 2013Are you allergic to gluten or perhaps intolerant? Do you experience an anaphylactic reaction to peanuts? You and others with food allergies may be protected under the federal disabilities act. In a recent law suit settlement it was suggested that food allergies may constitute a disability under the Americans With Disabilities …
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