Oldways and its Whole Grains Council have announced its conference, called Whole Grains: Breaking Barriers, is set for Nov. 9-11, 2014 at the Hyatt Boston Harbor in Boston. The conference will include manufacturers, foodservice operators, scientists, health professionals and more to discuss information about grain and the role it plays in diets.
Cynthia Harriman, director of Food and Nutrition Strategies for the council, said in a news release that the conference comes at a "critical time," as whole grains have moved into the mainstream, but “misinformation spreads about gluten-free and grain-free diets.”
The conference will feature Keynote Speaker Dr. Alessio Fasano, an expert on gluten and celiac disease. Other topics/speakers include:
To register, visit The Whole Grains Council web site at wholegrainscouncil.org/get-involved/attend-our-conference.