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It’s all about the sammie

July 9th, 2012 33 Comments

Like Brooke mentioned, we’re mommies! And with mommyhood comes a life full of love … and sandwiches. While little W is only just beginning to snack on the brown-bag lunchtime staple, I find it’s the meal of choice for me most weekend days when I’m running after a crawling toddler and navigating the rest of [...]

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FDA Moves … Closer … to Gluten Free Labeling?

August 2nd, 2011 43 Comments

Today, the US Federal Drug Administration announced two (small) steps forward in its effort to define gluten free in the retail marketplace. According to the FDA’s website, the agency has reopened the comment period on the proposed gluten free standards originally introduced in 2007. It has also released and is seeking input  on a paper about the effect [...]

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FDA Testing Gluten Free Labeling

April 14th, 2010 38 Comments

Update 4/15/10: The FDA has closed the gluten free labeling survey as it claims that the survey has met quota. Keep your eyes on this space for more news as the FDA formalizes the gluten free labeling process.
Movement has begun at the FDA in the agency’s efforts to introduce standardized gluten free labeling. Take the survey at [...]

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Thrive Allergy Expo: April 18-19, Chicago

April 17th, 2009 1 Comment

In case some Gluties happen to be in Chicago this weekend, come check out this massive GF convention!  I wrote up a post about this on Chicagoist.com today, too.

The Thrive Allergy Expo will take place this weekend at McCormick Place, featuring speakers, events and activities all about celiac disease.
Free asthma screening will be available, [...]

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TGI(G)F: FDA Inches Closer to Gluten-Free Labeling

June 20th, 2008 29 Comments

What’s the point of being a DC Glutie if you don’t get a dish some policy dirt once in a while?
When we last left off, the FDA was in the process of consideration and subsequent enactment of a gluten-free labeling rule but there were no new updates available. This just in: the FDA is moving [...]

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