New York Times Article On Going Gluten Free

New York Times Article On Going Gluten Free

What worries doctors is that the problem seems to be growing. After testing blood samples from a century ago, researchers discovered that the rate of celiac appears to be increasing. Why is another mystery. Some blame the wheat, as some varieties now grown contain higher levels of gluten, because gluten helps provide the springy inside and crusty outside desirable in bread. (Blame the artisanal bakers.)

Food Allergies Fall Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57564662/classifying-food-allergies-as-disabilities-could-make-restaurants-more-liable/

A settlement stemming from a lack of gluten-free foods available to students at a Massachusetts university could serve as a precedent for people with other allergies or conditions, including peanut sensitivities or diabetes. Institutions and businesses subject to the Americans With Disabilities Act could be open to lawsuits if they fail to honor requests for accommodations by people with food allergies.