Info On Kroger Distilled White Vinegar
Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:00 AM
I have a feeling that this post is going to open a gluten-free can of worms, but here it goes.
I emailed Kroger about their Distilled White Vinegar. The dietician left a voicemail and said that at least 90% of the grain used is corn. However, the remaining 10% can be wheat or other grains. After final distillation, the vinegar is gluten-free and even certified gluten-free by a Celiac Disease Association. The dietician did say that 10% of the population (I assume the celiac population) does react to the vinegar. In that case, she highly recommends using apple cider vinegar for recipes.
First of all, thank you Kroger for responding so quickly.
Secondly, has anyone heard this before? This would explain alot of my sensitivities.
Initial problems with gallbladder and pancreas. Taking digestive enzymes to help.
Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:06 AM
Gluten Free - August 15, 2004
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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:21 AM
It's a good response. There are some people who will still react to the vinegar despite it being certified gluten-free. We're all a bit different, and apple cider vinegar is a good substitute if you do react.
I don't have problems with distilled vinegar used in some processed foods, but at home I choose to use the apple cider vinegar.
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Posted 28 August 2007 - 03:07 PM
"I will try again tommorrow" (Mary Anne Radmacher)
celiac 49 years - Misdiagnosed for 45
Blood tested and repeatedly negative
Diagnosed by Allergist with elimination diet and diagnosis confirmed by GI in 2002
Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis
All bold resoved or went into remission with proper diagnosis of Celiac November 2002
Some residual nerve damage remains as of 2006- this has continued to resolve after eliminating soy in 2007
Mother died of celiac related cancer at 56
Twin brother died as a result of autoimmune liver destruction at age 15
Children 2 with Ulcers, GERD, Depression, , 1 with DH, 1 with severe growth stunting (male adult 5 feet)both finally diagnosed Celiac through blood testing and 1 with endo 6 months after Mom
Positive to Soy and Casien also Aug 2007
Gluten Sensitivity Gene Test Aug 2007
HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0303
HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303
Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)
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