According to a news report from, “For folks who can’t eat wheat, pizza is a forbidden food. Up until a month ago, 10th grader Brittany Christensen says pizza was off limits. Being gluten intolerant, Brittany says the pies made her sick.”

“It’s sad she can’t be a normal kid,” explains Brittany’s mom Teri. Folks who are gluten intolerant have trouble eating wheat, flour, or oats. Some doctors say one to two percent of the population suffers from a disease called celiac sprue,” said the story. “It’s a deficiency where the ability to digest gluten goes away completely. Those foods can cause indigestion, stomach cramps and diarrhea. They are found in foods such as muffins, cookies, cakes, and of course, pizza.”

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Check out the March 2008 edition of PMQ’s Pizza Magazine and for more information about Gluten-Free Pizza.

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