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Fire at Bakery On Main

Leading gluten free granola manufacturer Bakery On Main experienced a fire on June 1 at approximately 9:30 am in its granola and granola bar manufacturing plant in East Hartford, CT.   The fire started due to a faulty exhaust fan located in an attic area.

The building’s sprinkler system contained the fire and the East Hartford fire department responded with exceptional speed and professionalism to put out the fire.  The Bakery On Main team escaped without injury.

There was some damage to the building and electrical equipment, and while it is too early to estimate
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the time required to repair the damage, the company expects there will be enough stock left untouched by the fire in addition to  distributor stock to keep store shelves full until production can begin again.
 
Bakery On Main Founder and President Michael Smulders says that Bakery On Main hopes to be back in business very soon.  “We all appreciate the numerous calls of support and offers of help,” said Smulders.  “We truly have the best customers and friends.”
 
For more information, please contact Sara Lefebvre at (860) 895-6622, extension 305 or email at SaraL@BakeryOnMain.com.

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Even one positive can be diagnostic. This is one: Gliadin deamidated peptide IgG 33.9. If unsure, a biopsy of the small intestine will provide definite confirmation. There is a control test to validate the other ones, but I don't see it there. What is does is validate the others by checking on the overall antibody levels. But it is to detect possible false negatives. A positive is a positive. I think your daughter has joined our club.

My daughter, almost 7 years old, recently had a lot of blood work done, her Dr is out of the office, but another Dr in the practice said everything looked normal. I'm waiting for her Dr to come back and see what she thinks. I'm concerned because there is one abnormal result and I can't find info to tell me if just that one test being abnormal means anything. The reason for the blood work is mainly because of her poor growth, though she does have some other symptoms. IgA 133 mg/dl Reference range 33-200 CRP <2.9 same as reference range Gliadin Deamidated Peptide IgA .4 Reference range <=14.9 Gliadin deamidated peptide IgG 33.9 Reference range <=14.9 TTG IgA .5 Reference range <=14.9 TTG IgG <.8 Reference range <=14.9

Just watch out. I just went to the expo in Schaumburg, IL, and ended up getting glutened. I realized afterward that I ate all these samples thinking they were gluten free, and they weren't. One company was advertising some sugar, and had made some cake, but then I realized.... How do I know if this contains any other ingredients that might have gluten? Did they make it with a blender or utensils that had gluten contamination? Makes me realize the only safe things would be packaged giveaways with gluten free labeling. My fault for not thinking things through. It was just too exciting thinking i could try it all and enjoy without worry.

No fasting required for a celiac blood test unless they were checking your blood glucose levels during the same blood draw.

I wish! I got the flu this winter as well as a couple of colds. I do have 3 lids, the youngest in preschool, so there's always a lot of germs around. Lol