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Uncle Ben's Ready Rice


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#1 purplemom

 
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 05:09 AM

Does anyone know if Uncle Ben's Ready Rice(long grain white) is gluten Free. I know the regular Uncle Ben's Long Grain White Rice says gluten free right on the box. When I checked the Ready Rice package it didn't say gluten-free. Ingredients are : Long grain white rice, sunflower oil, water, salt. Anyone have any thoughts on this. I love the convenience of microwaving the rice in just 90 seconds!
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 06:06 AM

Well, just reading the ingredinets listed on thier web page....

INGREDIENTS
PRECOOKED LONG GRAIN RICE; WATER; PRECOOKED WILD RICE; HYDROLYZED SOY/CORN/WHEAT PROTEIN; CANOLA OIL; SUNFLOWER OIL; VEGETABLES (GARLIC*, ONION*, PARSLEY*, SPINACH*, CELERY*, TOMATO*, CARROT*); SUGAR; AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT; SALT; ACETYLATED MONOGLYCERIDE; SPICES; DEXTROSE; SMOKE FLAVOR; NATURAL FLAVORS. *DRIED.

I would say its not at all safe.
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 09:54 AM

There are different varieties in the 90 second pouches - some flavored some plain. I have had a couple of them and experienced slight reactions to the brown rice. For me, the plain white rice in the 90 second pouch was fine.
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 10:12 AM

If you have a Trader Joe's near you, you can get frozen cooked rice (brown or white) that is *nothing* but rice that you can heat in the microwave (granted, it takes 150 seconds, not 90...).
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 06:15 PM

I was just asking about the Long Grain White Ready Rice. I know that some of the flavored ones have obvious wheat in the ingredients.
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 06:39 PM

I was just asking about the Long Grain White Ready Rice. I know that some of the flavored ones have obvious wheat in the ingredients.



Yep and thats the one I got the ingredients from ..

http://www.unclebens...fo.aspx?prod=88

Says wheat in the ingredients, so cant be safe. Unless you ment this one

http://www.unclebens...fo.aspx?prod=89

If so it looks it might be safe, but with out calling them I couuld not commennt beyond that.
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 08:05 PM

Some of them are ok and we eat them. It lists it clearly on the package if their is wheat.
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Posted 01 June 2006 - 08:37 PM

I constantly eat the white rice and the brown rice and have yet to have a problem. It makes a quick go to meal for me with some beans...
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Posted 02 June 2006 - 05:43 AM

Does anyone know if Uncle Ben's Ready Rice(long grain white) is gluten Free. I know the regular Uncle Ben's Long Grain White Rice says gluten free right on the box. When I checked the Ready Rice package it didn't say gluten-free. Ingredients are : Long grain white rice, sunflower oil, water, salt. Anyone have any thoughts on this. I love the convenience of microwaving the rice in just 90 seconds!
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I'm on a healing diet that does not allow rice. I also do not microwave much now due to the enzimes(sp) that say microwaving distroys. I need all of those I can get. LindaLee
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Posted 02 June 2006 - 06:51 AM

I love the flavored spanish style rice. It is great for a quick mexican dinner. However, it is one of the few that seem to be gluten-free.

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