Coeliac Disease Awareness
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Coeliac Awareness Day Webinars
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To mark the International Coeliac Day AOECS arranged a series of free webinars all through the month of May, 2023. Recordings of the webinars are now available.
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How is inflation affecting people dependent on gluten-free food?
Duration: 63 minutes
Speakers: Floris van Overveld, Dutch Coeliac Association; Frank Vriesekoop, Harper Adams University; Tristan Humphreys, Coeliac UK
An overall rise in prices in the last month has reduced the purchasing power of consumers. How inflation has affected coeliacs in different countries?
What needs to be done to make coeliac disease more attractive to researchers?
Duration: 45 minutes
Speakers: Robert Anderson, Novoviah Pharmaceuticals; Professor of Medicine Dr. Detlef Schuppan, Johannes Gutenberg University; MD/PhD Alfonso Rodriguez Herrera, University College Dublin
Today, there is no cure for coeliac disease. The only treatment is a long-life strict gluten-free diet. This situation affects around 1,5% of the population. What is needed to get researchers interested in this collective?
How is dietary fashion affecting coeliacs?
Duration: 58 minutes
Speakers: Beat Späth, Secretary General SNE; Ronald Holman, Director Free From Food Expo; Katre Trofimov, Estonian Coeliac Society
With the rise of many new dietary fashions about healthier food, HORECA sector and legislators, may get 'coeliac disease' off their radar minimizing the adverse impact cross contact may have for coeliacs. How can we improve communication?
Plastic food materials are getting replaced by plant-based alternatives:
What is at stake for coeliacs?
Duration: 58 minutes
Speakers: Linus Engqvist Richert, Swedish Coeliac Society; Susanna Neuhold, Italian Coeliac Society; Susanna Andersson, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE)
The use of gluten and other allergens in Food Contact Materials has been researched for decades, even though it has not been put into any larger use. But since the EU decided to ban many plastic materials, the demand and use of plant-based alternatives to plastics have literally exploded. What are the risks for coeliacs and other people suffering from allergies?
How can we support the industry in taking gluten and other allergens into consideration when developing these plastic-free materials?View recording