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At GIG we are on a mission to make life easier for everyone living gluten-free!

We have put this collection of resources that you may quote in any media reference. Resources on this page may be used for educational purposes. If quoted, credit must be given to the Gluten Intolerance Group of NA (GIG). If you would like to request permission to reproduce an article, please send inquiry to gig.marketing@gluten.org.

News &
Announcements

Updated: April 2021

Announcing our new page for our Media Reference! Bookmark this page and come back often for updated news, information and sharables.


 

Because GIG cares about those in our community who struggle to afford gluten-free food, and we know that the cost of gluten-free food is one of the biggest challenges our community faces, GIG is preparing to launch a new initiative in partnership with Cutting Costs for Celiacs! Listen to the Celiac Project podcast to read the press release, click here.


 

GIG is proud to announce the NEW Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Coach Program! This nationwide program is recruiting coaches to help educate food establishments and expand gluten-free offerings across the US… read more here

Teen Summit is on for July 14-17 in Orlando, FL. Registration is closing soon… learn more here


 

Watch for our announcement about our next virtual education event: Wednesday, May 26th Celiac Disease: Accessing the Support You Need.

Four Ways to Improve Your Gluten-Free Marketing Campaigns Bylined article by Lindsey Yeakle and Jeanne Reid for Modern Restaurant Management, published February 10

How FDA Labeling Requirements Will Impact Gluten-Free Products in 2021 Bylined article by Laura K. Allred for Prepared Foods, published February 11

Hidden Sources of Gluten in Your Restaurant Kitchen Bylined article by Lindsey Yeakle for FSR, published March 16

The benefits of adding gluten-free dining options at your community Bylined article by Lindsey Yeakle for McKnight’s Senior Living, published March 22

Gluten-Free Products: What You Need to Know about International Requirements Bylined article by Laura K. Allred Ph.D. and Jeanne Reid for Food Safety Magazine, published March 30

Celiac Disease
Awareness Month

During the month of May, GIG will be focusing on spreading awareness of Celiac Disease, its effects, and living gluten-free. We have created resources that may be referenced, including statistics and facts about celiac disease, website articles, and more…

About 1 in 100 people worldwide have celiac disease.

Around 2 million people in the United States have celiac disease.

1% of the global population has celiac disease.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that damages your small intestines and can impact your body’s ability to absorb nutrients.

Living gluten-free is the only treatment option for celiac disease.

50% of individuals following a gluten-free diet are inadvertently exposed to gluten.

On average, it takes 5 years to obtain a celiac disease diagnosis.

Type 1 diabetes and thyroid disease are commonly associated with celiac disease.

Gluten-Free Resources

Content available to reference for educational purposes, including articles, pdf’s, magazines, videos, infographics & educational bulletins.

Check back often for updates!

Disclaimer:  Resources on this page may be used for educational purposes. If quoted, credit must be given to the Gluten Intolerance Group of NA (GIG). If you would like to request permission to reproduce an article, please send inquiry to gig.marketing@gluten.org.