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Should We Have a ‘Celiac Safe’ Label?

June 21, 2017 | 45 Comments

Gluten-removed. Gluten-friendly. Gluten-conscious. All ridiculous terms made up by lazy companies that want to cash in on the gluten-free market without going the extra mile to keep those who can’t have any gluten from getting ill. But “gluten-free” is supposed to mean something. If […]

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Moo Cluck Booooooooooooo!

August 17, 2016 | 11 Comments

Ok…lots of thoughts spinning in my empty head about this. Some you’ll agree with and some…not too sure. Let’s start with the facts. Fact: Moo Cluck Moo is a popular burger/chicken joint in Michigan that specializes in food with less hormones, preservatives and other […]

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Gluten-Free Cheerios? NOT Recommended by the CCA

August 9, 2016 | 17 Comments

Dude Note: If you need to get up to speed on the Gluten-free Cheerios debacle, read this and this. ——– Canada has made some awesome contributions to the world. It’s given us Superman, John Candy, AM Radio, Gordon Lightfoot, Basketball, Molsen, Michael J. Fox, […]

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Why are some Celiac “Leaders” Asking Us to Eat Gluten?

July 19, 2016 | 69 Comments

I can’t eat gluten. Ever. And if you are reading this, I’m guessing you can’t eat gluten either. Ever. What happens when we do eat gluten? I asked this same question 3 years ago and here are some of the results: Exhaustion beyond belief […]

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The Celiac Landscape is Getting Treacherous…and It’s Our Own Fault

April 20, 2016 | 118 Comments

I believe the earth is round. I believe dinosaurs existed. I believe our climate is warming. I believe the earth orbits around the sun. I believe the children are our future…teach them well and let them lead the way (a little shout out to […]

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Gluten-Free Oats & Profits Over People

March 29, 2016 | 14 Comments

Today we’re talking oats. First read THIS LINK that the Gluten-Free Watchdog posted and then come on back. Ok…welcome back. God bless the Gluten-Free Watchdog. There are so few celiacs out there who are truly looking out for the community’s health, it’s so refreshing […]

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The Arrogance and Ignorance of Panera Bread

October 21, 2015 | 60 Comments

Tom Gumpel is the head baker for Panera Bread. Panera Bread has decided to jump into the gluten-free TREND. Tom Gumpel is not happy about this. This does not bode well for the celiac community. Arrogance and ignorance are not our friend (are they […]

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The Cheerios Recall (aka…The Gluten-Free Sh*t Storm)

October 6, 2015 | 112 Comments

Dude Note: If you are new to the whole gluten-free Cheerios debacle, click here and here for a quick refresher course. So…Nature’s Path was at the Gluten-Free Expo in NJ this past weekend. (Yes…this is relevant.) It was discovered they were handing out samples […]

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Why Are We CELEBRATING Gluten-Free Cheerios?

September 18, 2015 | 40 Comments

Dude Update on 10/09/15: 1.8 million boxes of Gluten-Free Cheerios have been recalled on 10/06/15 due to 1) error 2) negligence and 3) lack of proper testing. It’s that last one that should bug the crap out of you. Read here for details. I […]

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Gluten in Probiotics. Who Can We Trust?

May 20, 2015 | 71 Comments

I’m in a pretty pissy mood this morning. Not only do I have the celiac cranks (fighting thru exhaustion and feeling “off”), but it was just announced that many probiotics that say “gluten-free” on the label actually…aren’t. Very nice. And just in time for […]

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