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A food additive may be one of the causes of the development of coeliac disease

According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics, a food additive may be one of the causes of the development of coeliac disease. This research reveals that microbial transglutaminase, an enzyme which is used as an additive in many food products, may contribute to the onset of the disease. The work carried […]

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Logroño presents the Guide to Gluten-Free Pinchos at FITUR

On 24 January, the city of Logroño presented the Guide to Gluten-Free Pinchos (small bread-based snacks) at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid. The guide was jointly produced by the Municipality of Logroño and the Rioja Coeliac Association (ACERI). Logroño’s Councillor for Tourism, Pilar Montes, attended the event and explained that the guide will […]

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The Coeliac Association of Catalonia will celebrate International Coeliac Day with us

The Coeliac Association of Catalonia will celebrate International Coeliac Day under the framework of BCN Gluten FREE. As is customary, the organisation will organise a day of product samples and different activities to commemorate the day, but on this occasion, and because of their help in organising the International Trade Fair for Gluten-Free Products and Diets, […]

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ADILAC joins BCN Gluten FREE

The Association of Lactose Intolerant People Spain (ADILAC) is now collaborating with BCN Gluten FREE 2019. The organisation and ATYPICAL BCN, the company behind the International Trade Fair for Gluten-Free Products and Diets, have reached an agreement to reserve a space in the trade fair for dairy companies that produce lactose-free products, as lactose intolerance is very […]

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The average shop for a coeliac now costs 78 euros more per month

The average shop for a person with coeliac disease or a gluten intolerance is 78€ more expensive per month than that of someone who does not suffer this health issue. This adds up to a cost of over 935€ per year, according to the ‘Price Report’ carried out by the Spanish Federation of Coeliac Associations […]