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Rosarita "traditional" Refried Beans
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Hi and thanks in advance for the help.

My 5 year old was DX with celiac disease in Nov. and has been gluten-free ever since. He recently came down with diarrhea, and I'm trying to find out where it came from.

I read the thread on Rosarita Veg refried beans, but how about Rosarita traditional refried beans. I called Conagra, and I'm leaning towards them being gluten-free. My son being younger has a harder time IDing what might be bugging him. Has anyone had traditional refried beans with luck or with problems.

Thanks

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ConAgra will email you back with a CYA response, but they will clearly label any gluten containing ingredients. :)

I emailed them a while back (not about that product, but here's they're general statement):

"We do not have a gluten free list of our products available at this time.

The flour used in our products is often wheat flour and should be avoided

by individuals with gluten sensitivities. The modified food starch used

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Just read the indgredients and if nothing fishy is listed then it is fine. They will clearly label any gluten containing ingredients.

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I've eaten refries many times with no problems.

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I usually eat LaPreferida refried beans with Chorizo in a pinch. There is no wheat in those and I have not had a problem. Usually I make my own though, with a little salt and a slice of onion. I know it takes a long time, so let the beans soak in water over night with the salt and onion and then boil them for about 1 1/2 hrs. Afterwards, get a frying pan with just enough oil oil to cover the bottom of the pan. Use a soup ladel and drain most of the water out and scoop into the frying pan and mash with a potato masher.

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I've used Ortega refried beans, Old El Paso Traditional refried beans and Bearitos refried beans all with no problems.

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