Our Endorsement Partners
Gluten-Free Certification for Manufacturers and Restaurants - United States
National Celiac Association
The National Celiac Association is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating and advocating for individuals with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivities, their families, and communities throughout the nation.
Some of the organization’s goals are to:
- Provide education and support to its members and others through a broad range of programs;
- Maintain mutually beneficial contacts within the medical community to help educate medical professionals about celiac disease and to keep abreast of recent scientific studies for the benefit of its members;
- Disseminate current information about celiac disease and adherence to a gluten-free diet to the community;
- Engage in other activities related to educating the public about celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivities and improving the quality of life of those diagnosed with celiac disease.
NCA is an endorsement partner of the GFFP’s Gluten-Free Manufacturing Program (GFMP) and Gluten-free Restaurant Program (GFRP).
Please visit www.nationalceliac.org to learn more.
Gluten-Free Certification for Restaurants - Canada
Canadian Celiac Association / L’Association Canadienne de la maladie coeliaque
The Canadian Celiac Association / L’Association Canadienne de la maladie coeliaque is the national voice for people affected by gluten. It is a volunteer-based, federally registered charitable organization with its national office in Mississauga, Ontario. CCA serves people with celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity and dermatitis herpetiformis across Canada by providing scientific-based information delivered with compassion.
CCA is an endorsement partner of the GFFP’s Gluten-free Restaurant Program (GFRP).
Please visit www.celiac.ca to learn more.
Gluten-Free Certification for Restaurants - Province of Quebec, Canada
Cœliaque Quebec, provides services and support to its members in the French language. Its mission is to improve the lives of people who are affected by celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity with information on the disease and the gluten-free diet.
Since 1983, CQ has supported people with celiac related disorders as well as the health professionals who accompany them on their medical journey. CQ raises awareness among the general public, patients and those around them, as well as celiacs awaiting diagnosis. CQ is often solicited by the government, health professionals and researchers on the issues surrounding celiac disease.
CQ provides support to people before screening, following a recent diagnosis and even several years after they have been diagnosed. In addition to offering support, CQ has created training for health professionals in order to optimize the screening and follow-up of affected patients and how to offer them better interprofessional follow-up. CQ’s vision is to be the benchmark for celiac disease in Quebec by providing celiacs, their loved ones, health professionals, government and various stakeholders in the food industry information and support.
CQ is an endorsement partner of the GFFP’s Gluten-free Restaurant Program (GFRP).
Please visit www.fqmc.org to learn more.