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riceworks® Supports the Celiac Community

Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in products we use every day, such as stamp and envelope adhesive, medicines, and vitamins. Celiac disease is a genetic disease, meaning it runs in families. Sometimes the disease is triggered—or becomes active for the first time—after surgery, pregnancy, childbirth, viral infection, or severe emotional stress. A strict, lifelong gluten-free diet is currently the only treatment for celiac disease.


Each flavor of riceworks® is gluten-free and they have become a favorite snack within the Celiac community.

"riceworks® is our new favorite snack! My fiancée and I are both on a gluten-free diet and, being sick of the traditional rice crackers and tortilla chip options, riceworks® is a perfect addition to our list of safe foods. Finding ways to enjoy the snacks we always loved can be challenging, but riceworks® has helped us feel a little more satisfied with our gluten-free choices."

- Duncan Craig, Portsmouth NH

"After The Checklist People taste tested riceworks®, we knew immediately they would be added to our website,  When it comes to Rice Chips, riceworks® have a far superior product!"

- Gail Mitchell, President, The Checklist People, LLC

riceworks® has been a proud participant in several recent Celiac community events:

- Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG): Dallas, TX, June 2008
- NYC Celiac Walk: New York, June 2008
- The Gluten Intolerance Festival (TGIF): Victoria, B.C., May 2008
- Celiacs R Us: Indiana, May 2008
- The University of Chicago: Spring Flours, April 2008
- Washington Area Celiac Sprue Support Group: Rockville, MD, November 2007
- Seashore Ceilacs "Send a Child to Camp Celiac" Fundraiser, November 2007
- CSA/USA Chapter II of Maryland: Towson, MD, September 2007
- Celiac Disease Foundation 2007 Annual Conference: Los Angeles CA, May 2007
- Gluten Free Vendor Fair, Atlanta Metro Celiacs: Atlanta GA, May 2007
- Stanford Celiac Conference: Palo Alto CA, September 2006

riceworks® is proudly listed on as one of the best gluten-free options 
in its category.


If you would like riceworks® to participate in or supply samples for your upcoming Celiac community event, let us know by sending your request to:

If you would like to suggest a gluten-free riceworks® recipe to post on our website and share with others, let us know by sending your recipe idea to:


Celiac Resource Links:



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