Disney Channel forced to pull episode of hit TV show Jessie that ‘mocks’ and ‘humiliates’ child on gluten-free diet

A  Change.org petition calling on Disney to ‘stop bullying gluten-intolerant  characters’ attracted 2,137 signatures By  Sadie Whitelocks PUBLISHED: 10:51 EST, 21 May  2013 |  UPDATED: 12:33  EST, 21 May 2013 The Disney Channel has pulled an episode of  its popular children’s show Jessie, after thousands of parents complained the  storyline ridiculed young people with food…

Virus infections may be contributing factor in onset of gluten intolerance

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Paivi Saavalainen paivi.saavalainen@helsinki.fi 358-094-742-5086 Academy of Finland Recent research findings indicate a possible connection between virus infections, the immune system and the onset of gluten intolerance, also known as coeliac disease. A research project in the Academy of Finland’s Research Programme on Nutrition, Food and Health (ELVIRA) has brought…