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Frequently Asked Questions


What are some common ways gluten can sneak into my diet?

  • In broth, like at Chinese restaurants
  • Foods fried in common grease: chips/tortillas at Mexican restaurants
  • Tortilla press, is the same one used for flour and corn tortillas?
  • Pizza, are there dedicated areas or baking dishes?
  • Imitation crab in sushi
  • Food preparation in restaurants
  • Communion wafers
  • Lipstick, lip gloss
  • Lotions
  • Toothpaste, mouthwash, breath mints, dental treatments
  • Chewing gum
  • Herbal teas
  • Medications
  • Condiments
  • Colanders and toasters
  • Rice cakes
  • Barley in tea
  • “Wheat-free” rye bread
  • Dog food/shampoo
  • Marinades
  • Soy sauce
  • Salad dressing
January, 2013