Medical experts have been fiercely debating the £25m the NHS spends on prescription gluten-free food for coeliacs.

New trade body the Gluten Free Industry Association (GFIA) has been created in response to soaring sales of gluten-free food.

Pieminister has extended its gluten-free line-up with The Gluten Free Ranger made with free-range British chicken and ham with leeks & thyme.

Charity Coeliac UK has launched a new mobile app named Gluten-free food checker, designed to help those on a gluten-free diet find food while shopping.

Own-label gluten-free options often contain up to seven times more fat, according to research for The Grocer.

Staff from the Aberdare-based gluten-free bakery have walked 10k to raise money for Coeliac UK.

The first publicly available guidance for food manufacturers aiming to produce free-from products has been published.

A row has broken out over a reported £116m spend on prescription gluten-free food by the NHS, which included biscuits, doughnuts, muffin mixes and bread.

Sales of gluten-free bakery are booming, but manufacturers and retailers must do more to address issues such as cost, fat content and availability, said charity Coeliac UK.

Six products from chilled gluten-free brand NO.G will be launched in up to 245 stores Asda this week. 

Coeliac UK has welcomed new EU food labelling regulations, claiming they will provide better certainty for people with coeliac disease. 

Coeliac UK has announced the launch of its new app, ‘Gluten-free on the Move’.

The number of people diagnosed with coeliac disease in the UK has increased fourfold since 1990, new results show.

Warburtons’ Newburn Bakehouse brand is launching its gluten-free wraps into Starbucks UK and Costa Coffee.

The Riverside Bakery is launching what it believes is the UK’s first chilled gluten-free savoury pastry range.

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