Author Archives: Jennifer Harris

Celiac Disease Study Recruiting Participants

Plaza Research is currently recruiting men and women ages 18 and older who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease to participate in a paid telephone discussion on the topic of Celiac Disease. The phone interviews are taking place on April 15th and April 27th, 2010 and will last approximately 1 hour in length. All participants will receive $50.00 for their time and opinions.

If you or anyone you know may be interested, please click on the link below to complete the online application for the study. All responses will be reviewed and qualified applications will be called back on first come first served basis until all seats are filled.

LINK TO APPLICATION:

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Author Information: Jennifer D. Harris, Atlanta, GA
Jennifer D. Harris, http://www.jenniferglutenfreeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
Gluten-Free Product Specialist, Return to Eden.
Program Chair, Atlanta Metro Celiacs, www.atlantametroceliacs.org
Twitter @jenniferGFinGA

Boston College Business School Team Seeks Special Dietary Needs Information

A team of business school students from Boston College invites the gluten-free community to participate in an important market research survey. The goal is to learn more about consumers with specific dietary needs. The results of the survey will be used to assist in offering detailed recommendations about how to better support the community with unique, high-quality, gluten-free foods. This survey is intended for market research purposes only. Your opinion will be kept confidential. All results will be reported in the aggregate and not as individual entries. Read More »

Pamela’s Products and GIG invite you to join the gluten-free challenge

Pamela’s Products is partnering with the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) to conduct a Gluten-Free Challenge that will coincide with gluten-free awareness month in May. To raise awareness for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, the public is invited to eat completely gluten-free for the entire weekend of May 22-23. Participants can register for the challenge beginning April 1, 2009. Read More »

Dr. Kenneth Fine to lecture at April 18th Atlanta Metro Celiacs Support Group Meeting

Dr. Kenneth Fine will give a lecture on Sunday, April 18th from 3:00pm – 5:00pm at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (at Scottish Rite) in the Main Auditorium. Dr. Fine will be addressing the members of the Atlanta Metro Celiacs, the local adult support group for people on the gluten-free diet.

The topic for Dr. Fine’s lecture is: “The Historic and Current Clash of Man vs. Gluten: Understanding the Gluten Sensitivity Epidemic”. Dr. Fine will describe some of the history and anthropology of how gluten-containing grains became our primary foodstuffs and why it has resulted in so much disease and immune reaction today. Read More »

Product Review: GFL Foods, Inc. gluten-free pita bread let’s you get stuffed

Whenever asked what product is thought to be missing from the thousands of available gluten-free products, my number one response is always gluten-free pita bread. In my 13 years on the gluten-free diet finding out about GFL Foods, Inc. gluten-free pita bread made my diagnosis. Gluten-free pita bread is one product that this Examiner has truly missed and is thrilled it has become available in the gluten-free market.

Rami Aharon, owner of GFL Foods, Inc., set out to create a gluten-free pita when his son was diagnosed with Celiac Disease. After several attempts, they finally created what they considered to be the ‘best ever gluten-free pita’ and this Examiner agrees. Read More »

Recipe: Gluten-Free Valentines Sugar Cookie Cutouts

It is almost time for Valentine’s Day, so for those of you looking to try out a new recipe, Jeanne Basye, The Gluten Free Cookie Lady, has shared one of her recipes for Sugar Cookies below. Baking cookies from scratch is quite easy and one of the tasks this Examiner still loves to do. To me, the cookies just taste better when made from scratch and then they can be decorated and personalized for fabulous, edible gifts. Read More »

Starbucks adding gluten-free snacks to its menu

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On January 12th in participating U.S. Starbucks stores, customers saw a line of new snack options with 220 calories or less per serving. The exciting news about these snacks-on-the-go is that at least 8 of the 9 are gluten-free. These new snacks are:

* Annie’s® Snacks: These delicious alternatives to traditional snacks are available in portion controlled sizes exclusive to Starbucks. They are labeled ‘naturally gluten free’ on the box. They are organic, contain no artificial colors or flavors, and are vegan/gelatin free and fat free. These fruit snacks can be purchased locally at health food stores and grocery stores.

* FoodShouldTasteGood®: Available in Multigrain and Sweet Potato, the all-natural chips are packed with quality ingredients. These chips are GFCO certified, so guaranteed gluten free and are quite tasty. The chips can be purchased locally at health food stores and grocery stores. Read More »

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