Virtual event

Virtual event shares knowledge on safe gluten-free living

Auburn, Washington—To kick off Celiac Disease Awareness Month, the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) will host a one-hour virtual education session, titled “Staying Safely Gluten-Free: At Home and Beyond,” May 3 at 5:00 p.m. PST/8:00 p.m. EST. The conference will include information on how gluten-intolerant and sensitive people can protect themselves from accidental gluten consumption.

Education specialist Lola O’Rourke MS, RDN, will host the event, along with featured speaker Joe Murray MD, gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic. Joining the discussion will also be Laura Allred, Ph.D., Gluten-Free Certification Body (GFCO) Regulatory Officer, and Ronni Alicea RDN, GFCO’s Quality Control Manager.

Experts will discuss how to determine cross-contact for those living gluten-free, how to avoid cross-contact, and how gluten exposure occurs.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Murray from Mayo Clinic to our webinar series, along with our expert panelist,” said Jeanne Reid, Chief Marketing Officer, GIG. “Dr. Murray will offer helpful information on best practices for addressing the challenges faced by those living gluten-free. With May being Celiac Disease Awareness Month, it’s an opportune time for us to connect with the gluten-free community and experts in the field who have in-depth knowledge on the subject, as well as provide informative answers to questions those attending the webinar may have.

Here you can find information about registering for the free event.

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