UGES: The new gluten extraction solution

The solutions that are traditionally used for gluten extraction still need major improvements; UGES has been developed to cover all the details that needed an upgrade. Detecting gluten from food is immensely important for celiac patients, to see if the product they are consuming is gluten-free or not. Extracting gluten in food is the first […]

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USDA and sustainable agriculture

We’ve talked a couple of times over the last few months about changes in the USDA dietary guidelines. These changes, based on the newest research in the area of nutrition, have been adopted into the 2015 edition of the dietary guidelines. One highlight to the new guidelines is a shift away from the food pyramid […]

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New nutrition guidelines from the USDA

Have you checked in on the newest USDA endeavor to encourage a healthy lifestyle? New dietary guidelines were published in 2015, with deeply significant changes to what is included in a healthy diet. The changes have been a long time coming, and were not easy to make. For decades, the recommended diet prioritized consumption of carbohydrates. Oil […]

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Monitoring gluten immunogenic peptides (GIP)

Research into various celiac mediations aside, complete compliance with a gluten free diet remains the only reliable treatment for celiac disease. Whether through accidental exposure or the conscious decisions to ‘cheat’, when it comes to ingesting gluten with celiac disease, gut mucosal damage is still a very real consequence – along with all of the negative […]

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Emport’s Holiday Hours for 2015

Here at Emport, we’re looking forward to the holiday season! If you’re planning a time-sensitive order over the next few weeks, please take a moment to read up on our holiday hours and shipping policies. Emport will be fully closed and unable to ship products or process orders on the following days: November 26-27 (Thurs/Fri) […]

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Cleaning procedures for effective allergen control

In the US, nearly half of the food recalls in 2014 were attributed to undeclared allergens, an increase over 2013’s rate of 33%. The most common allergens cited for recalls were peanuts, milk and eggs. 12% of the recalls were attributed to cross contamination on the manufacturing line. 12%! That’s a pretty big number, and […]

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Narrowing the field: defining non-celiac wheat senstivity

A significant proportion of the world’s population has adverse reactions to wheat proteins. Celiac Disease and wheat allergies have been studied for decades, and their characteristics are well-enough understood that the disorders can be diagnosed and a treatment plan implemented. A major obstacle in treating non-celiac wheat sensitivity (NCWS) has been diagnosing the disorder, which […]

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Potential breakthrough treatment for Celiac Disease

You’ve heard of nanotechnology, but are you familiar with Nanomedicine? Nanomedicine is a fast-developing field, employing new, and newer, technologies to improve the targeted delivery of drugs and the repair of damaged cells. The development of these tiny robots is touching every aspect of medicine. We are most excited about the application of nanoparticles as […]

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