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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Soon some GF folks will be able to have pizza and a beer from some of the biggest American companies. If you are skeptical on the pizza, Pizza Hut actually got gluten free certified.

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With the new FDA gluten free label rule, its more common than ever to see GLUTEN FREE plastered across the front of of a package. It has made it easier to shop. But we should keep reading our ingredient labels. Here are some tricks of the trade to make that part of the job a bit less frustrating.

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New seal explaining Mike’s as “crafted to remove gluten” may help shoppers. But do you know the difference between gluten free & gluten removed? Here is additional information on what to look for at the liquor store or when dining out.

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Minnesota-based Burning Brothers Brew turns gluten free beer on its ear.

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What happens when you stick a bunch of GF experts in a room to talk gluten-free products? Everyone learns a little something!

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The policy changes, reaction to the updates and why you need to understand what gluten free means when you purchase your next drink.

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CSA’s acceptance of barley -based and gluten-removed Omission Beer may be confusing to those of us in the gluten free world. Here is some info to help you decide.

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Everything from the most specialized brews from different countries to even a category for coffee-flavored beer were honored at the World Beer Cup this month — you can also add gluten-free beer to the list of winners too!

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I want to tell you about a few gluten-free events that are going on in the next month that will leave you educated and your gluten-free tummies and hearts full! If you live in the area, they’re not to be missed!

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