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What is a Part Per Million Anyway?

When I was first diagnosed with CD in May of 2005, the Codex Alimentarius standard for “gluten-free” was 200 ppm (ppm stands for Parts Per Million).  It is now 20 ppm.  I even read on Celiac.com that at one point (article was written in 2000), anything lower than 500 ppm was considered “safe.” As you […]

Navigating A Birthday Party When Your Child is Gluten Free

How to Navigate a Bithday Party When Your Child is Gluten Free

Sam went to his first birthday party of the school year this past weekend.  Sam is new to this school and when he got the invitation he was really excited to go.  I noticed the hours of the party were around lunch time so we called to confirm that lunch was being served and when […]