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Here are letters that I recieved back from Uncle Ben's and Nestle regarding thier gluten-free products on 9-13-06

UNCLE BENS WROTE...

In response to your email regarding UNCLE BEN'S Products.

Thank you for your email. The following UNCLE BEN'S Brand Products are

gluten free (free from wheat, rye, oats, and barley):

UNCLE BEN'S ORIGINAL CONVERTED Brand Rice

UNCLE BEN'S Instant Rice

UNCLE BEN'S Whole Grain Brown Rice

UNCLE BEN'S Instant Brown Rice

UNCLE BEN'S Boil-in-Bag Rice

UNCLE BEN'S Long Grain & Wild Rice (discard seasoning packet)

UNCLE BEN'S READY RICE Original Long Grain

UNCLE BEN'S READY RICE Whole Grain Brown

UNCLE BEN'S READY RICE Spanish Rice

We appreciate the opportunity to provide you with this information. We

value you as a customer and we trust that you will continue to enjoy

our products. If you need further information, please call us at the

toll-free number listed below. When calling, please reference 007388120A.

Nancy Nava

Uncle Ben's Consumer Care Department

1-800-548-6253

Please direct all EMAIL responses to:

UNCLEBENS.CONSUMERAFFAIRS@EFFEM.COM

UBI/HERNLIND007388120A

NESTLE WROTE...

Thank you for contacting Nestlé. We welcome questions and comments from our consumers.

For several years now Nestlé has been following a strict labeling policy with regard to any of the "Big Eight" allergens in our foods and incoming ingredients. We have insisted that our suppliers notify us if gluten is used in any of their ingredients and yet is not declared on their labeling. Thus, we believe that we have uncovered any potential uses of gluten containing ingredients. Therefore, any Nestlé products will be fully labeled for any presence of gluten or gluten containing ingredients.

We have attached a list of some of our gluten free products, which we hope you will find helpful. This information includes products, which, to the best of our knowledge, do not contain wheat, rye, or barley/malt ingredients. The list may not be complete subsequent to the date of issue due to formula changes and new product information. We continue to encourage those concerned about allergens to read all ingredient statements for the most current information prior to consuming any product.

We appreciate your interest in our products and hope you'll visit our website often for latest information on Nestlé products and promotions.

Sincerely,

Tara Williams

Consumer Response Representative

Ref: N14289104

Nestlé Gluten Free Products

*This information includes products, which, to the best of our knowledge, do not contain wheat, rye, or barley/malt ingredients. The list may not be complete subsequent to the date of issue due to formula changes and new product information. Please read each product ingredient statement for the most current information.

Chocolate and Confections:

Nestlé Baby Ruth

Nestlé Bit-O-Honey

Nestlé Butterfinger

Nestlé Butterfinger BB's

Nestlé Chunky

Nestlé Goobers

Nestlé Milk Chocolate

Nestlé Nips

Nestlé Treasures

Nestlé Turtles

Nestlé Oh Henry!

Nestlé Raisinets

Nestlé Sno-Caps

Spree

Confections seasonal:

Valentines:

Milk Chocolate Hearts

Milk Chocolate w/ Butterfinger Hearts

Milk Chocolate w/ Butterfinger Tigger

Sweetarts Lollipops

Easter:

Baby Ruth Crème Egg

Butterfinger Nesteggs

Caramel Nesteggs

Milk Chocolate Nesteggs

Peanut Butter Nesteggs

Christmas:

Milk Chocolate Jingles

Milk Chocolate w/ Butterfinger Jingles

Spree Candy Canes

Sweetarts Candy Canes

Wonka Products:

Wonka Bottlecaps

Wonka Gobstoppers

Wonka Laffy Taffy

Wonka Lik-M-Aid Fun Dip

Wonka Mix-Ups

Wonka Nerds

Wonka Pixy Stix

Wonka Runts

Wonka Shockers

Wonka Sweetarts

Wonka Tart 'N Tinys

Wonka Nerds Rope

Coffees and Teas:

Mountain Blend Instant Coffee

Nescafé Classic Instant Coffee

Nescafé Ice Java Coffee Syrup: All Flavors

Nescafé Tasters Choice: All Flavors

Nestea: All Flavors

Coffee-mate:

Nestlé Coffee-mate Liquid: Flavored and Non-Flavored

Nestlé Coffee-mate Powder: Flavored and Non-Flavored

Hot Cocoa:

Nestlé Hot Cocoa Mix: All Flavors

Juices:

Libby's Juicy Juice: All flavors

Nesquik:

Nestlé Nesquik Powder: Chocolate in 15oz, 30oz, and 56oz.

Nestlé Nesquik Ready-To-Drink Milk & Milkshakes: All Flavors

Nestlé Nesquik Syrup: All Flavors

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as an aside, keep in mind that the Nestle milk chocolate candy has lactose in it, if you're lactose intolerant it'll get you. :huh: (I wish they wouldn't put lactose in their chocolate candy but that's another matter).

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