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Gluten Free Gum

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Posted 13 March 2007 - 07:26 AM

Does anyone chew gum? Is is gluten free? Any advice? I am traveling on a plane in two days and need to chew gum to pop my ears. Thanks. :rolleyes:
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Posted 13 March 2007 - 08:09 AM

Here's a list I found a while back.

I've been chewing Big Red with no problems for the past few months.

U.S. Wrigley Products - Per company representative, the following is a list of U.S. Wrigley products that remain free of any wheat, oat, rye or barley gluten:

Wrigley's Spearmint gum
Doublemint gum
Extra gum
Big Red gum
Eclipse gum
Juicy Fruit gum
Eclipse Flash breath strips
Winterfresh gum
Orbit gum
Winterfresh Thin Ice breath strips
Orbit White gum

If your sensitivity extends to other types of gluten, several of our brands contain corn syrup, which may have trace amounts of corn gluten in it. The amount of gluten in one stick is less than 0.2 milligrams, but if you are extremely sensitive, you may want to consult with your physician before chewing our brands.

Additionally, no packaging material directly next to our product contains gluten sources. There may be instances when starches are used on the label around each individual stick of gum, but these starches are produced from corn or potatoes, not from wheat, rye, barley, oats, millet or buckwheat.

We hope this information has been helpful and thanks again for contacting the Wrigley Company.

Laura Richards, Consumer Affairs Representative
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Posted 13 March 2007 - 09:39 AM

Trident is gluten-free.
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Tapioca intolerant
First cousin dx'd with Celiac Disease
Grandmother died of malnutrition b/c everything made her sick... sounds like celiac to me.
Gluten-free since June 2005
Dx with IBS February 2005
Blood tests both negative (or inconclusive?) for celiac (in 2002 and 2004)


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Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:23 AM

Why does my nose itch when I chew wrigglys or any other gum? I am being worked up for celiac
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43 year old female with IBS symtoms for 25+ years.
Celiac blood panel tests neg x 2
HLA-DQB1 Allele 1, 0201; HLA DQB1 Allele 2 0602; Serologic EQ HLA-DQ 2,1 (SUPTYPE 2-6)
ANTI CASEIN IGA 30 UNITS (Normal less than 10)
Fecal Anti gliadin IgA. 24 (normal less than 10)
Fecal Anti-tissue TG IgA 8 (normal less than 8)
Anti Soy IgA 34 units
Fat malabsorption- 356 normal less than 300
Vit D deficient by blood test

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