International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2021, 9(2), 68-70
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-9-2-1
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An Example to Follow In the COVID-19 Pandemic: Together For Celiac Disease Patients

Michelle Odalys Flores Barriguete1,

1El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank, El Paso, Texas, United States

Pub. Date: May 18, 2021

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Michelle Odalys Flores Barriguete. An Example to Follow In the COVID-19 Pandemic: Together For Celiac Disease Patients. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2021; 9(2):68-70. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-9-2-1


The El Pasoans fighting hunger (EPFH) food bank is a non-profit hunger relief organization that delivers food to partner groups which feed people who are food insecure within the city. The United States Department of Agriculture is the food bank main source of food, other food sources include Feeding America, grocery chains and food donors. While the EPFH food bank has been successful in fulfilling its mission, there has been renewed interest as to if the EPFH food bank takes interest in people with celiac disease by delivering gluten-free foods to them. This article focuses on food delivery with or without gluten, why healthy people order gluten-free products and explains if gluten-free food has beneficial effects on healthy people.

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