United Airlines Expanding its in-air Gluten-Free Offerings

United_AirlinesUnited Airlines has been bitten with the gluten-free bug and is planning to elevate the flying experience for celiacs by expanding its food options for premium and economy cabin travelers.

Starting in summer, the airline will debut their new GF meal options for those in premium cabins on long, international flights. These will be prepared in conjunction with the new FDA ruling of less than 20ppm. Summer can’t get here soon enough, but economy flyers won’t have to wait as long since starting next month, United will change over their salad dressing to one that is gluten-free. This will be the second menu option for GF eaters as United currently offers a gluten-free soup. Continue reading “United Airlines Expanding its in-air Gluten-Free Offerings”

Does Your Church Offer Gluten-Free Communion? | Triumph Dining

7058-communion-wafers_imgWe’ve been hearing from more and more of you that your churches are beginning to offer gluten-free options for communion (see our 2012 article here)

A woman from Madison, Wisconsin, who has celiac disease, says that she has a special arrangement for communion at St. Dennis Catholic Church in Madison. She avoids taking a wafer and drinks out of a separate cup to avoid cross contamination.

“Sometimes other people dip wafers, containing gluten, in the common cup or discharge particles into it. That contaminates the wine for a celiac,” she says.  Continue reading “Does Your Church Offer Gluten-Free Communion? | Triumph Dining”

Olympic Athletes on a Gluten-Free Diet | Triumph Dining

OLY-2014-ATHLETES-VILLAGE-AUTThe Winter Olympics is today bringing together the world’s best athletes in Sochi, Russia in hopes of bringing home the gold. While every athlete must follow a strict diet and regimen to perform at his or her best, it was interesting to see how many follow a GF diet, whether by choice or by medical necessity. Here is a short list of some of those competitors: Continue reading “Olympic Athletes on a Gluten-Free Diet | Triumph Dining”