Excerpt from the post at Gluten Free Watchdog: “I recently traveled to General Mills to meet with the people responsible for bringing gluten-free Cheerios to market. Cheerios labeled gluten-free will be arriving on supermarket shelves soon (identifiable by the gluten-free
Gluten-free oats produced via a purity protocol or mechanical sorting: which would you rather eat?
We are in a new era of gluten-free oat production. Gone are the days when oats and oat products labeled gluten-free meant the grain was produced under a purity protocol. Single- and multi-ingredient oat products labeled gluten-free may now include
Gluten Free Watchdog to test probiotics for gluten contamination
Gluten Free Watchdog has received requests to test probiotics due to the recent study by the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University that was presented at Digestive Disease Week. We can test a few products as part of our regular
Wheat Starch & Gluten-Free Foods: Information You Should Know
Some important information about using wheat starch in gluten-free foods has been posted at glutenfreewatchdog.org In the US we are not used to seeing wheat starch in gluten-free food. This may be changing. Schar has introduced their wheat starch-based croissants
Gluten-Free Cheerios, Grain Millers, Oats & Mechanical Cleaning
Gluten Free Watchdog’s statement on gluten-free Cheerios has been updated. A new section has been added to the beginning of the post to include information on sorting practices used to “clean” oats at the backend of production. Information from Grain
Is Oat Fiber Gluten-Free?
Note: This article was originally posted at glutenfreewatchdog.org. Over the years many consumers have asked me about the “safety” of oat fiber for people with gluten related disorders and whether this ingredient is likely to be contaminated with gluten-containing grains.
Gluten Free Watchdog Testing Rice-Based Foods for Arsenic
The first batch of test results posted in February 2015 on Gluten Free Watchdog. Five popular gluten-free brands of breakfast cereals were tested for arsenic, namely General Mills Rice Chex, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies, Erewhon Cocoa Crispy, Enjoy Life Foods Perky’s
Three years of testing data from Gluten Free Watchdog published
Five Percent of Tested Foods Making Gluten-Free Claims are not Gluten-Free Study Finds Thompson T, Simpson, S. A comparison of gluten levels in labeled gluten-free and certified gluten-free foods sold in the United States European Journal of Clinical Nutrition advance
Gluten-free baked goods made in-house by grocery stores
At our sister site, Gluten Free Watchdog we have received emails from concerned consumers about gluten-free baked goods made in-house by grocery stores and food co-ops and the potential for cross-contact with wheat. As a first step, please speak directly with
A fresh look for glutenfreedietitian.com
The Gluten-Free Dietitian website has a new fresh look! The biggest changes you will see are to the newsletter page. ALL articles are still there but they are now in categories. When you click on a category the articles will