General Mills Recalling 1.8M Cheerios Boxes On Allergy RiskGeneral Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, California, saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat.
Should Minnesota Do More To Prevent Food Allergy Deaths?A Minnesota family is suing a restaurant for what they consider a fatal mistake. Scott Johnson died last summer after eating pancakes at a Bemidji restaurant. He suffered from a severe dairy allergy since birth. The Johnson's said they were told the restaurant's gluten-free pancakes were also dairy-free.
General Mills Announces Cheerios Will Be Gluten-FreeGolden Valley-based General Mills just announced they're going to start making Cheerios gluten free. General Mills announced Wednesday that Cheerios are made of oats, which they say are naturally gluten-free.
These Popular Fair Foods Now Have Gluten-Free Options With deep fried battered foods galore, you'd think the state fair would be a nightmare for people who can't have gluten.
A Gluten-Free Camp For Kids? It's Right Here In MinnesotaOver the past few years, most of us have become familiar with the term "gluten-free." About 1 percent of the population has celiac disease, which means no wheat, rye or barley. For kids with those types of allergies, there is respite right here in Minnesota. In Maple Lake, one of the only gluten-free camps in the country is being held this week.
Sprouted Wheat Becoming A Trend In Healthy EatingWith each year, there seems to be a new wave of food trends. One foot item you may have been seeing pop up a lot more often is sprouted wheat. Not many are aware of what that even entails, so WCCO's Natalie Nyhus talked with dietician Christina Meyer-Jax to get a better feel for the grain.
2014's Top Food Trends: Gluten-Free & Full-FatWith each year, there seems to be a new wave of food trends. One year it was the Atkins diet, another year it's juicing and fondue. But this year, it's all about clean, fresh, lean and real foods, according to a dietician WCCO's Natalie Nyhus talked with.
Where Are Gluten-Free Foods At The State Fair?On the state fair's website you'll find a list of vendors with gluten-free foods, and the Northland Celiac Support Group also has a list available. In the food building alone, there are at least five places where you can order up something yummy without worrying about gluten.
FDA Sets Standards For Gluten-Free FoodsMillions of Americans suffer from gluten intolerance, and soon new food labels will make it easier to make sure what you're getting is really gluten free.
Should You Switch To A Gluten-Free Diet?It isn't terribly difficult these days to find gluten-free products on store shelves. People with celiac disease need to get gluten completely out of their diets, but there are still others who are simply gluten intolerant.
Good Question: Is A Gluten-Free Diet Healthier For Most Of Us?Twenty-nine percent of Americans tell researchers they’re trying to avoid gluten. Why?
Why Are More People On Gluten-Free Diets?Nearly 2 million Americans have celiac disease and should avoid eating gluten. However, as little as a decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating the protein that's found in bread and other foods.