The allergen-friendly fridge on Amherst College campus. Photo by June Dorsch | The Amherst Student
The allergen-friendly fridge on Amherst College campus. Photo by June Dorsch | The Amherst Student

Celiac-Safe: Gluten-Free Dining Challenges at Val

Eating at Amherst with celiac disease has proven to be challenging for many students.


With limited options, eating gluten-free at Val can feel repetitive. Cross-contamination is rampant in Valentine Dining Hall. Students have spent hours discussing methods for making Val celiac-safe with Amherst administrators and dining staff. However, students still consistently get sick from Val’s gluten-free options. Through a lack of food diversity, widespread cross-contamination, and mislabelling, Val is making life difficult for students with celiac disease. Read more…


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