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Medical Research Study to Test a Potential Celiac Disease Therapy Is Underway and Signing up Participants

There is no cure for celiac disease. But, there may soon be a new therapy to go along with a gluten-free diet. A Phase II medical research study to test a potential therapy for people with celiac disease is underway and signing up participants at CeliacTrial.com. The investigational drug, Larazotide Acetate, was developed by Alba Therapeutics. It passed Phase I ...

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New safety standards set for baby formula and nuts – gluten free

This article describes safety standards for internationally shipped baby food and includes benchmarks for producing gluten-free foods set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). Tue Jul 1, 2008 1:59pm BST  Email | Print | Share| Single Page| Recommend (0) [-] Text [+]   1 of 1Full SizeBy Laura MacInnis GENEVA (Reuters) – Diplomats in Geneva ...

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NFCA and QAI Team Up to Provide New, Science Based Gluten-free Label

A New, Science-Based Gluten-Free Label Consumers Can Trust Quality Assurance International and National Foundation for Celiac Awareness partner to help consumers choose bona fide gluten free foods Responding to profound growth and both consumer and industry demand, a new science-based gluten-free certification program is now available from the leading organic certifier Quality Assurance International (QAI), and the healthcare nonprofit National ...

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Reality TV Shows are Including the Reality of Celiac Disease

By Nancy Lapid, About.com Guide to Celiac Disease Celiac disease has been a topic on not one but two TV shows in the past few days. I hardly watch television, so I’m fortunate to have learned about these episodes from a fellow blogger, the Gluten-Free Optimist. First, the cable network BBC America’s reality show Last Restaurant Standing had an episode ...

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Shocking Facts About Celiac Disease

May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, so it seems appropriate to share some medical facts about this autoimmune disease that just might shock you. These facts come from Dr. Tom O’Bryan who is is a nationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in gluten sensitivity and celiac disease.  Dr. O’Bryan’s specialty is in teaching the many manifestations of gluten sensitivity and ...

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Smart Balance Acquires Glutino Food Group for $66.3 Million

On August 3, Smart Balance, Inc. announced it purchased Glutino Food Group for $66.3 million cash.  With this purchase, Smart Balance picks up arguably the #1 most recognized gluten-free brand in the United States. PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Smart Balance, Inc. (NasdaqGM: SMBL) announced it acquired 100% of the equity interest of Importations DE-RO-MA, which owns Glutino ...

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Smart Balance Acquires Udi’s Healthy Foods for $125 Million Increases Stake in Gluten Free Market

The gluten-free food industry is exploding due to increased diagnosis of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people, while gluten sensitivity is believed to affect up to 10% of the population. The gluten-free market is one of the fastest growing industries, with 20%+ growth per year with US sales increasing from under ...

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