Imagine a world where “Chronic obesity is the new black” was a signpost to WeightWatchers ready meals. Or perhaps “Diabetes type I is the new black” was the slogan accompanying some sugar-free chocolate. I wonder whether we’re a step closer… Read more
There is no obligation for any food service outlet to provide for any specialist diet, and those with allergies and intolerances don’t have a right to be catered for by any business. But you’d think by now, with the gluten-free… Read more
Top chefs attack EU rules on allergens in food reads the Telegraph this morning, to a collective sigh of frustration from those with food allergies, coeliac and intolerances, whose lives (in the case of those living with potential anaphylaxis) don’t… Read more
Last summer Pret launched the ‘Mexican Guacamole’, made with a gluten-free wrap. It carried a disclaimer: “While the ingredients of this product are gluten-free, it has been made in our kitchens which are not gluten-free environments”. Blogger Kevin at Gluten… Read more
I’ve lost the hesitancy when asking for gluten free; it no longer feels as if it might be a kind of ‘whisper-it’ word. I’m asking everyone: including several newsagents whether they have any GF snack bars (they didn’t know what… Read more
I have just received a press release from Wiley Blackwell entitled “Many Restaurant Staff are Undertrained and Misinformed about Food Allergies”. It speaks for itself, really. The release concerns a study published in Clinical and Experimental Allergy and the bare… Read more
Internet-savvy coeliacs will be aware of the recent furore that kicked off online concerning an American chef by the name of Damian Cardone, who on his Facebook page earlier in March made some unsavoury comments about gluten-free diners at a… Read more
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