Food industry attendees as last week's very successful Food and Drink Innovation Network Freefrom seminar got a serious shock – a presentation from a real live coeliac..... To be fair, this arose from a suggestion in a 'what could we do better' feedback form at the end of the … [Read more...] about The coeliac’s view
The good news first.... The recent furore about the cost of gluten-free food on prescription (see my post here and endless comment elsewhere in the media) has had some good fall out. Despite the fact that the figures quoted on Newsnight and elsewhere did appear to have been … [Read more...] about Both good news and bad for coeliacs
Yesterday we received the following email: I am a coeliac, have been for 31 years. When I was diagnosed the bread was tinned and things have progressed a lot since then. My friend recently became coeliac, and gets a prescription from the same doctors' surgery as I do, but … [Read more...] about Coeliac injustice?
Oxfordshire PCT are currently creating serious waves within the coeliac community with a consultation document on withdrawing funding for prescription gluten-free food for coeliacs. Their reasoning runs as follows: • There is now a wide range of gluten-free foods in … [Read more...] about Should gluten-free food be available on prescription?
Despite a dose of Jury service and three months hard study, Micki Rose continues an endless flow on posts on the TrulyGlutenFree site. Her TGF diet must be working for her to be able to keep up such a work rate! Alerts about prawns (did you know that they can be fed on soya … [Read more...] about Becoming Truly Gluten Free