Over 300 products were tested for gluten in 2015. The home office staff appreciates all your calls and ideas to serve throughout the year.
Celiac disease is a COMMON, genetically linked disease. An environmental STRESS can activate celiac disease. In people with celiac disease, gluten exposure evokes an immune mediated response throughout the body with measurable damage to the intestinal lining or skin. Some of the most common symptoms are joint pain, anemia, diarrhea, constipation, fatigue and irritability.
The FDA Health Hazard Assessment for Gluten Exposure in Individuals with Celiac Disease: Determination of Tolerable Daily Intake Levels and Levels of Concern for Gluten -- study summary.
Celiac Clinical Trials Link - National Institutes of Health Listing -
Also--Participants with a potential or current diagnosis of Refractory Celiac Disease; MAYO Clinic Rochester, MN. First trial for a novel therapy for this most feared complication of celiac disease.
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October 2015 -- New celiac disease diagnositic blood test developed in Oslo, Norway is in Clinical Trials. The diagnostic test promises to be highly accurate, even for people who are on a gluten-free diet.
November 18, 2015 FDA Proposed Ruling Food Labeling; Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented, Hydrolyzed, or Distilled Foods Gluten-Free Labeling See Comments View CSA Official Comments FDA Voluntary "Gluten-Free" for Food Labeling took effect FDA Defines Gluten-Free (less than 20ppm)
For the Celiac Support Association to merge with the New England Celiac Organizatoin to form the National Celiac Association, Inc. The Board believes this is the best opportunity to continue to support the CSA membership and the Recognition Seal Program.
Voting will be open by electronic ballot from 12 am ET on April 14, 2017, through 11:59 pm ET on April 28, 2017.
To vote, go to https://csaceliacs.simplyvoting.com/ and type in your "Elector ID" and "Password" you received, or fill out your paper ballot and mail in the pre-addressed envelope (must be received by April 28, 2017, to be counted).
The Celiac Support Association® is the major membership based non-profit supporting those with celiac disease and gluten related disorders. Through chapters, resource units, and members, providing research-based perspectives for optimal health.
Our support groups foster a significant improvement in a member's quality of life as validated by independent research.
CSA has registered for the Schwan's Fundraising Program. If you are a Schwan's customer or are interested in becoming a customer, please visit www.schwans.com and register for an online account. Orders must be placed online to be eligible for the fundraiser #21923.
Our goal is to raise $10,000. To learn more about this fundraising process, please visit click here.
Our campaign page can be found at, https://www.schwans-cares.com/campaigns/21923-gluten-free-for-samuel-gee.
CSA has compiled a resource of monthly motivational talking points to assist local Chapters and Resource Units, titled Gluten-Free You! The monthly issues are complimentary for the CSA Chapters and CSA membership in an effort to create awareness, strengthen and educate individuals with celiac disease and their families. Click here to download all the Monthly flyers. To join the DH Listserve, a group communication format, email firstname.lastname@example.org and enter DH as the subject line and send your NAME and EMAIL to be added to the newly forming group. You will receive an email adding you to the group.