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Oats Statement

Canadian Celiac Association Professional Advisory Council position statement on consumption of oats by individuals with celiac disease The safety of oats in individuals with celiac disease has been extensively investigated. Health Canada has reviewed the clinical evidence from numerous international studies and has concluded that the consumption of oats, uncontaminated with gluten from wheat, rye […]

Peer Reviewed Articles

Research publications by Professional Advisory Council, Canadian Celiac Association (2003-2017) Duerksen D, Pinto-Sanchez MI, Anca A, Schnetzler J, Case S, Zelin J, Smallwood A, Turner J, Verdu E, Butzner D, Rashid M. Management of Bone Health in Patients with Celiac Disease: A Practical Guide for Clinicians. Canadian Family Physician 2018 Jun;64(6):433:438 Pulido O, Zarkadas M, […]

Gluten-free Featured Recipes

Gluten-free Featured Recipes Grilled Chicken Caprese   Ingredient 2boneless and skinless chicken breasts halved 3Tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste 1Tbsp garlic powder 1Tbsp dried basil 3medium tomatoes chopped 1/2cup red onion finely chopped 2garlic cloves minced 4mozzarella slices fresh basil HONEY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE 2Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2Tbsp balsamic vinegar 2Tbsp honey Instructions Half each chicken breast […]

Gluten-free claim to be removed from General Mills Cheerios sold in Canada

For immediate release: Gluten-free claim to be removed from General Mills Cheerios sold in Canada   The CCA retracts its statement of October 20, 2017 and replaces it with this statement due to errors in the original statement. October 26, 2017 (Mississauga, ON) The Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) has learned that the words “gluten-free” will be […]

Cheerios Statement

Notice about GF Cheerios General Mills Canada announced last week that five Cheerios flavours sold in Canada will carry a glutenfree claim. Original Cheerios, Honey Nut Cheerios, Multi-Grain Cheerios, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios and Chocolate Cheerios will be rolled out across the country in August. The Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) held a conference call with representatives of […]

Newly Diagnosed

Getting Started on the Gluten Free Diet A celiac disease diagnosis changes your life. This section is intended to help you navigate to helpful resources to guide you on your way. This is a brief introduction to the gluten-free diet (GFD) to help you get started on your journey to better health. See a registered […]

News Releases

CCA National response to proposed amendments to beer composition standards As the voice for people adversely impacted by gluten, CCA has issued its formal response to the proposed changes to beer composition standards. Click link for CCA Response Click to view proposed amendments -September 7, 2018 CCA asks public to pour on support for proposed beer […]

Our Impact

Accomplishments From its beginning as the Canadian Celiac Sprue Association of Waterloo region, the CCA has had a major impact on improving the lives of people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities in every possible way. As an organization, the CCA has been able to interact with individuals, medical professionals, medical researchers, food manufacturers and […]

Gluten Free Shop

CCA Shop Order directly from the CCA using the downloadable PDF form below. Please note: we are currently updating our inventory and materials. Some materials may no longer be available. Please call before ordering online. Books/Booklets Gluten Alert Restaurant Cards – A card to alert food establishments that the person they are serving has celiac […]

Gluten Free Dining

Starting the Conversation on Celiac-Friendly Dining Thank you to Ellen Bayens of the CCA Victoria chapter and for permission to use this document. More and more restaurants are offering “gluten free” menu items, but providing a safe gluten-free dining experience requires the combined efforts of the kitchen and serving staff. Some restaurants have developed extensive policies […]

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