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From nut allergies to gluten, Jewish camps and schools struggle with dietary ...

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Many Americans today tout the supposed health benefits of a gluten-free diet, but for sufferers of celiac disease -- an estimated 1 percent of the population -- avoiding gluten is not an issue of choice. Even a tiny amount of gluten can trigger a ...

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Uh oh, major mistake. Alert !

Kutz Camp always has a handful of campers with gluten sensitivity, according to Frey. Until this year, the camp would buy special food for them. This summer the camp will offer gluten-free pastas as well as spelt-based and rice breads, as alternatives to foods with gluten.

http://www.jta.org/news/article/2011/06/06/3088007/jewish-camps-and-schools-struggle-with-increasing-dietary-concerns

Please do not feed the celiac and gluten intolerant children at camp SPELT, which is a member of the wheat family! It will make them just as sick as it would to feed them wheat, rye, barley, or contaminated oats.

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