October 7, 2013 |

Woman gets sick after eating pizza described as gluten-free (With VIDEO)

By Pizza Today

A Connecticut woman, who suffers from Celiac disease, said she got sick after ordering a pizza that she thought was gluten-free. The pizza, as it turned out, had breaded eggplant hidden under the cheese.
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WFSB 3 Connecticut

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Pizzerias across the country are tapping into the gluten-free market. It’s not enough to merely offer gluten-free menu items. Your staff must be extensively trained on preparing them and cross-contamination prevention, as well as a thorough understanding of this dietary limitation and Celiac disease.

Check out these Pizza Today articles about going gluten-free:

Going Gluten-free — Logistics of tapping the wheat-free market

Gluten Free Dough

Gluten-free: The front of the house is key