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  • Ground Breaker Releases Coffee Pale Ale

    01/15/2015 |

    Ground Breaker Brewing is pleased to announce the release of their Spring seasonal, Coffee Pale Ale. To create this beer Ground Breaker started with their award-winning Pale Ale and then added cold-brewed coffee from Equal Exchange rather than the typical dry-hops. Coffee Pale Ale comes in at 30 IBU and 5.5% ABV. The combination of […]

  • Gluten Intolerance Group Teams with Pizza Hut and Udi’s for Gluten-Free Pizza Launch

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    Auburn, Washington (January 15, 2015) – The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), an industry leader in the certification of gluten-free products and food services, is proud to announce its partnership with Pizza Hut, the world’s largest pizza company, and Udi’s, the No. 1 gluten-free brand in North America, in bringing a certified, brand-recognized pizza option to […]

  • Successful gluten-free Holiday dining tips

    12/18/2014 |

    Being gluten-free around the holidays shouldn’t be stressful. Here are few tips on how to stay gluten-free and enjoy yourself. 1. Communicate early and often The earlier you start discussing making gluten-free accommodations to a holiday menu, the more time people have to get used to the idea of change.  Now’s the time to start […]

  • The Toxic Truth About Gluten-Free Beer

    12/16/2014 |

    DRINK RESPONSIBLY: Is beer made from barley but with the gluten removed safe to drink if you have celiac diseaase or gluten sensitivity? The answer might shock you.   Finally after nearly 10 years, an FDA regulation is in place for labeling foods gluten-free. It offers consumers assurance about the safety of the foods they […]

  • Boulder Granola Unleashes Its Inner Hippie

    12/08/2014 |

     Boulder Granola, producer of hand-made granola based on a heritage family recipe, has announced that it has improved its entire granola line to be Certified Gluten Free, Organic, Vegan and Non-GMO Project Verified.   “Due to customer feedback and demand, we are pleased that we have obtained these certifications for our granola line. The integrity […]

  • University of Chicago receives gluten-free accreditation

    11/24/2014 |

    Only academic institution in U.S. to have hospital and campus facilities certified   The University of Chicago has received certification from the Gluten Intolerance Group’s Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Accreditation Program for its medical center and campus food service operations. The designation makes UChicago one of three medical centers in the United States to carry the […]

  • The Gluten Free Bistro Celebrates Celiac Awareness Month!

    05/09/2014 |

    Boulder, CO (May 6, 2014) – The Gluten Free Bistro is celebrating Celiac Awareness Month with sales on their product line at select retailers. Customers will find their pizza crust and dough and Pepperoni and Margherita Bistro Bites Mini Pizzas on sale throughout the month of May. This month is the time to support those […]

  • The Gluten Free Bistro Launches New Greek Vegan Bistro Bite Flavor for Whole Foods!

    02/12/2014 |

    Boulder, CO (February 10, 2014) – The Gluten Free Bistro announced today a new addition to their Bistro Bite Mini Pizza line – the Greek Vegan. The new Greek Vegan flavor offers delicious non-GMO ingredients including: tomatoes, spinach, kalamata olives and Daiya vegan cheese. This vegan option of mini pizza is free of: casein, lactose, […]

  • Gluten-Free Quiz

    12/23/2013 |

    Test your gluten-free knowledge and send on to friends and family to help educate them too. GIG assisted the Wall Street Journal in preparing this quick, fun, visual quiz.   http://projects.wsj.com/quiz/?uid=BGLUTENINTOLERANCE120613&type=flat

  • Harvester Brewing Launches Draft Distribution with IPA No.3

    12/18/2013 |

    Harvester Brewing is pleased to announce their first draft beer release with their newest IPA, No. 3. The grain bill of IPA No. 3 features both roasted chestnuts and roasted buckwheat.  Crystal and Santiam hops are added throughout the boil and as dry-hops. The combination of buckwheat, Crystal, and Santiam hops create interesting flavor and […]

  • Living Gluten-Free is Getting Easier

    12/17/2013 |

    San Antonio Express-News, December 16, 2013   Anne Barfield, Branch Manager of GIG San Antonio, as well as Lola O’Rourke, GIG registered dietitian provided input, including these tips on dining out:  • If possible, go to restaurants that you have determined ahead of time have gluten-free options. • Dine at off-hours rather than at peak […]

  • FDA Clarifies Gluten-Free Regulation Impact on Restaurants

    12/03/2013 |

    Recently the FDA updated the Question and Answer document related to the impact on restaurants who choose to label items gluten-free. http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/Allergens/ucm362880.htm#Labeling, question #9 now reads: Does the final rule apply to gluten-free claims made for foods served in restaurants, including cafeterias and buffets? FDA recognizes that compliance with the gluten-free rule in processed foods […]