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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Can anyone help me find a cereal that is made in a dedicated facility?  I live in a really small town so I will probably have to order from the big store that starts with an A. online.  I don't care for gluten free Rice Krispies.

 

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I believe, and could be wrong but you can contact them, that some (not all) of the Nature's Path ones are. They make both gluten and gluten free ones and I see some in the store with a "made in" warning which leads me to believe that the remainder are from a dedicated facility although I haven't contacted them to find out. They also do the Envirokidz cerealz. I have loved every one of their cereals I have tried. Van's makes two gluten free cereals... with oats! I absolutely love it as I never thought I would have a good cold oat cereal again. Again, contact them to see if they are dedicated and idk if you do oats or not but I can for sure vouch for how awesome the cereal is. These are the only ones I have in the house at the moment and can think of because I don't do artificial anything in my foods any more.

 

FWIW, I also can not stand gluten free Rice Krispies. They suck beyond all reason and no amount of sugar or honey or anything can change the fact that they are bad. Would it kill them to add rice malt so they taste like freakin Rice Krispies?

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I have heard chex are made in one, but i do not know if that is the case.

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Chex don't work for me because even if there is no gluten, even the rice Chex are CC'd with corn.

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Hey Bart,

I have a list of safe cereals from a corn allergy list and Rice Chex are on the list.  Just an FYI.

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Hmmm...I ASSUMED it was the corn, but I notice Shadow said she thinks the vitamins come from soy. THAT must have been what got me.

 

Either that or it's because I wasn't fully healed when I tried them. Maybe I'll check into that soy thing and if they ARE soy-free, I'll give them another try.

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