Start a Small Food movement

Added on 12 Oct, 2012 . There are .

While I absolutely applaud the labelling regulations that make manufacturers state if a product does/may contain wheat, e.g. "this product was processed in a facility that also processes wheat..." it's making it more difficult to find non-contaminated sources of products. Let me explain.

A couple of weeks ago I ran out of walnuts. You would think that this would be easy to remedy, not so. In the local health food store the big bins of nuts etc are a contamination certainty as people indiscriminately move the scoops between bins, ensuring good cross-contamination, and hence "no-go" areas for those people with food allergies or intolerance.

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The original gluten free diet

Added on 13 Sep, 2012 . There are .

Did you know that Stone Age man followed a gluten free diet? Well he did until the Agricultural Revolution about 10,000 years ago, after that his digestive problems evidently started.

Stone Age man ate meat, fish, vegetables and fruits, there were no grains in his diet, no dairy, no legumes and no potatoes... sorry all you spud fans, Stone Age man did not go hunting with a handful of potato chips or fries to go with his Mammoth burger.

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Domino's offer gluten free pizza

Added on 28 May, 2012 . There are .

Is it an attempt to include celiacs in their clientele? Or just an attempt to get more feet in the door?

While gluten free pizza is now on the Domino's Pizza menu, the company says that it's not recommended for people suffering with celiac disease. Er what? Well, the pizzas are cooked on the same surfaces and in the same ovens as gluten containing products. Oh, so it's not really a gluten free pizza at all? Nope.

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Does your gluten free lunch need a snackTAXI?

Added on 28 Mar, 2012 . There are .

How often do you carefully mark your ziplock baggie gluten free lunch with your name only to have some greedy/shortsighted/hasty person grab it from the cooler anyway?

Does the overwhelming tide of plastic bags thrown out by the average household every year bother you?

Do you think that there must be a better alternative to disposable plastic bags for all those packups for school, work, recreation etc?

If so, snackTAXI™ might be just the thing you're looking for.

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