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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Modified Corn Starch
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I made rice crispy squares (gluten-free rice cereal) for my 3 1/2 year old Emmah and I used marshmellow that said modified corn starch...IS THAT BAD? Did I give her gluten by accident. OMG.

I wouldn't have ever relised it until I was reading a tread and the one lady said to watch out for mashmellows.

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Modified corn starch is fine. It's modified wheat starch that's bad.

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vampella,

make sure you check out the lists of safe and forbidden ingredients on celiac.com. it should help you out!

but yes, modified corn starch is safe for celiacs!

laura

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modified corn starch is made from corn. the one you have to worry about is modified food starch (unlabled 'food starch') but that, these days, should have a "contains wheat" statement in some fashion or another on the label due to the labeling laws.

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