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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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Does bacon have gluten in it? I was under the impression that meat was ok as long as it was not packaged I buy my bacon at a albertsons meat department Thanks Barb

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Most bacons are gluten free. I buy exclusively Oscar Meyer.

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I use Maple Leaf or Campfire bacon. MMM...bacon! :) Some of the lesser known brands *may* have gluten, usually hiding in any spcies that are used. However, MG is right in that most bacon is gluten-free. I find that larger companies usually make many of their products "allergen" free.

Note: both of these brands are packaged...so eat away! :)

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I use Maple Leaf or Campfire bacon. MMM...bacon! :) Some of the lesser known brands *may* have gluten, usually hiding in any spcies that are used. However, MG is right in that most bacon is gluten-free. I find that larger companies usually make many of their products "allergen" free.

Thanks Everyone

You all are so fast.... hungry must go eat :D

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Most meat is ok, but you do have to make sure that chicken or turkey hasn't had broth added to it to "plump" it up. I also notice that you're not buying packaged meat. The one problem here is that if they cut it for you and there are other meats that have been cut before you that contain gluten, you're contaminated. For that reason I buy only packaged meat (with the exception of deli meat from this one store that only sells gluten-free meat).

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I "heart" bacon. :P

I prefer Hormel's Thick Cut Bacon -- YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMY

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If you have Boars Head near ya GET THEM!!! They MARK on the package that they are gluten-free, VERY few things are not gluten-free! Not to mention they taste GREAT!

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"Most meat is ok, but you do have to make sure that chicken or turkey hasn't had broth added to it to "plump" it up"

If broth added to to poultry (or any meat) has anything with gluten in it it must by USDA law be clearly listed. This is a separate requirement from the allergen law and has been in place for years.

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