Gluten-Free in Poland

My internet friend Josh Schieffer, founder of GFreek.com and The G Freek Show, recently went to Poland for business and to run the Warsaw Marathon. Although nervous at first, he not only made his gluten-free way through Poland but he also intereviewed the Polish Celiac Society. As someone that recently traveled to Eastern Europe, I can understand Josh’s hesitation about traveling to a previously communist country. The fear of going hungry or even worse, getting glutened, is scary when it comes to travel. You are out of your comfort zone, you do not speak the language, and you don’t know what to do. If you do your homework and you prepare for your trip, you will have a much happier and safer trip.

In this episode of The G Freek Show, Josh discusses differences in celiac support groups in European countries, “gluten-free wheat flour”, European gluten-free labeling laws, and popular gluten-free brands in Poland and the United States.

To learn more about the Polish Celiac Society, you can visit their English site here.
Here is the original site: Polskie Stowarzyszenie Osób z Celiakią i na Diecie Bezglutenowej

Click here to listen now to The G Freek Show: Gluten-Free and Celiac/Coeliac in Eastern Europe.

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About Erin Smith

Erin Smith was diagnosed with celiac disease in the early 1980s, so she’s been eating gluten-free almost her entire life. Erin has a unique perspective of growing up in the gluten-free community and blogs about living — and enjoying — a gluten-free lifestyle. Erin Smith has been writing her gluten-free lifestyle blog Gluten-Free Fun since 2007. In 2011, she launched Gluten-Free Globetrotter, a website that encourages those with celiac disease to travel the world and not be scared about eating gluten-free domestically and abroad. Erin is also the lead organizer of the NYC Celiac Disease Meetup group, a social community that has grown to over 1800 members in the 8 years she has been organizing the group.
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