Happy Celiac Disease Awareness Month!
Learn more about what you can do to advocate for celiacs with the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness 2013 awareness campaign: Fuel the Family.
You can also raise awareness by participating in the “Making Tracks for Celiacs” walk hosted by the the Western New York Gluten Free Diet Support Group. It will take place on May 11 at Clarence Town Park in Clarence, NY.
Rochester News & Events
Wegmans is now serving gluten-free pizza at their Market Cafe is select stores. Store like Penfield and Pittsford, and Canandaigua will have Conte’s new “Gluten-Free Bake-in-Bag Pizza” available to order. Because this new product is baked in a bag, it does not come into contact with the contaminated surfaces of the pizza station. Gluten-free customers can choose from three pizzas, Margherita, Mushroom Florentine or Pepperoni. This products is also available in Nature’s Marketplace. Read more here.
Small World Food, a local and organic ice creamery, fermentery, and bakery makes gluten-free baked goods. The sweets are available at the Rochester Public Market, Joe Bean, Little Bleu Cheese Shop, and the Corn Hill Market Exchange. They are also available in Lento and Natural Oasis Restaurant.
Rochester’s Public Market is highlighted in this issue of SUNY Geneseo’s “Lamron”, as are two vendors that serve gluten-free food: Go Veggies and Small World Food. See article here.
Lori’s Naturals Foods is hosting their annual, “All Things Gluten-Free” Food Fair on May 19. Starting at 6:30, customers will be able to taste new gluten-free products at Lori’s store. The Greater Rochester Celiac Support Group will also be in attendance to talk about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.
Gluten-Free in the News
“Blue Ice Vodka Becomes First Spirit with Gluten-Free Labeling.” Packaging Digest. April 29, 2013. http://www.packagingdigest.com/article/523255-Blue_Ice_Vodka_becomes_first_spirit_with_gluten_free_labeling.php
“Actress Jennifer Esposito Opens Gluten-Free Bakery.” Michael d’Estries. April 12, 2013. http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/blogs/actress-jennifer-esposito-opens-gluten-free-bakery
“Rachael Ray, Gwyneth Paltrow Cook Gluten-Free, Vegan Muffins.” Huffington Post. April 18, 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/16/rachael-ray-gwyneth-paltrow_n_3091651.html
“Food Scanning App Now Identifies Gluten-Free Products.” Food Magazine (Australia). April 22, 2013. http://www.foodmag.com.au/news/food-scanning-app-now-lists-gluten-free-status
“Rudi’s Organic Bakery New Dedicated Gluten-Free Facility.” Rudi’s Bakery Blog- Fresh from the Oven. April 25, 2013. http://www.rudisbakery.com/gluten-free-post/rudis-organic-bakery-new-dedicated-gluten-free-facility/
“Gov’t: Food Allergies May be Disability Under Law.” The Big Story- AP. January 18, 2013. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/food-servers-more-vulnerable-legal-threats