June 24 – 6:00 PM – GFCF Picnic – Instead of our regular meeting in June, we will meet at Memorial Park in Mechanicsburg. Bring the whole family for informal free-play and socializing and…oh, yes...lots of great GFCF food. ? Please bring two dishes to share. See instructions for details on food. Please RSVP for this event!

Food Allergy Support Group for Parents of Children with Food Allergies – First Wednesday of each month – 7 PM – 8 PM; Hershey Medical Center – Anteroom – ground floor by the North elevators, located next to the hospital auditorium. For more information, contact foodallergysupport@hms.psu.edu; Annette Zampelli, CRNP or Dr. Tracy Fausnight – 531-1786


Thanks to Lavonne for sharing these tips from the Celiac Support Group for using Xanthan Gum.
**Basic rule of thumb: For every cup of GF flour use…
1 tsp xanthan gum for cakes
2 ½ tsp xanthan gum for breads or pizza
¼ tsp xanthan gum for most cookies.

Giant is now carrying the magazine Living Without, a magazine designed for people with food allergies and sensitivities. It’s a great place to check one out without paying for the subscription yourself.


Picnic – Tuesday, June 24 (see above) – Memorial Park – 6:00 PM
Regular Meeting – Tuesday, July 22 – Camp Hill Giant 6:30 PM