For the last several years we have been discussing in the celiac community fermented and hydrolyzed products that claim “gluten removed”, but how do we know that they’re safe since there is no reliable test for them? New research from the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) and the University of Chicago’s Celiac Disease Center looks at this question in “The Celiac Patient Antibody Response to Conventional and Gluten-Removed Beer”, which was recently published in the Journal of AOAC International. Studying gluten removed, fermented and hydrolyzed products “The goal of this study was to determine if the antibodies of active celiac patients might present an alternative way to detect residual gluten peptides in fermented or hydrolyzed foods, since current test methods are unreliable, ” Laura Allred of GIG told me in an email response. In other words, the research team looked blood samples to see whether the antibodies of people with celiac reacted to fermented and hydrolyzed products that claim “gluten removed”. The most popular and divisive fermented and hydrolyzed product in the gluten-free community is gluten-removed beer. Because there is no reliable gluten test for these products, the community can only rely on the information the manufacturer provides and trying it on their own (which really isn’t […]

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Some recalls, because of possible Listeria, could impact some of our gluten free food. What you should know and which products are being recalled.

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April 29th, 2016

We arrived in Colorado more than a week ago and are settling into our new home. Here’s an update on our gluten-free road trip to get here.

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Admittedly late to the party, Quaker’s new gluten free oats line will debut nationwide this month. But is it safe?

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The topic of fermented and hydrolyzed foods being labeled gluten free is pretty vague. New rules proposed this week aim to add clarity.

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New information on the gluten free trend for 2016 is available. Find out what some say is the future for GF.

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Holiday gatherings can be a little different after a GF diagnosis. Here are 7 gluten free Thanksgiving obstacles my family overcame over the last 15 years.

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If you find it hard to get enough protein in your day, certain gluten free pastas may be the answer to your protein problem.

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This Cheerios story is constantly changing. With it climaxing — so far– with a recall of 1.8 million boxes, and the FDA finding one of them.

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The Minnesota State Fair starts on Thursday, August 27th. To prepare, now is the time to get the scoop on all things gluten-free at the fair. You can get the gluten free food vendor list and even find out about volunteering.

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