Panel of industry experts will address concerns submitted directly from gluten-free diners.
On Thursday, August 16, 2012, the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) will host an educational session on the topic of cross contamination and gluten exposure in restaurants – a concern that often makes celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitive consumers think twice before dining out.
In preparation for this session, NFCA invited individuals with gluten-related disorders to share their thoughts and concerns about gluten-free dining through a form on beyondceliac.org.* After reviewing the responses, NFCA staff identified several resonating themes:
NFCA will address these themes and other concerns in the upcoming educational session, which will feature a panel of third party industry experts, including both foodservice and healthcare professionals. The session will be presented online and will focus on three core goals: education, empowerment and advocacy, which are the cornerstones of NFCA’s mission. The session is expected to run 60 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A.
Session highlights include:
The expert panelists are:
For more information: See the event listing on beyondceliac.org
To register: Visit the registration page
*Thank you to those who sent in their comments and concerns. NFCA Staff was impressed with the amount of feedback submitted and we are grateful for the community’s willingness to share their experiences.