Is Smarties Candy On The "safe" List?
Posted 22 April 2010 - 01:04 PM
Posted 22 April 2010 - 01:23 PM
My daughter has just been diagnosed with Celiac disease. She loves Smarties - I have found 2 conflicting sources - 1 site indicates that Smarties are gluten free and another indicates it is not. I was curious if someone could help me?
In Canada I belive they contain gluten, we usually go with M&Ms. Check the ingredients and look for wheat, rye, barley, or malt.
DD diagnosed with Asthma November 2009 at 8 years old.
Posted 22 April 2010 - 01:30 PM
YES! Smarties® and our entire line of products are gluten free. If the UPC number on the packaging begins with “0 11206”, you can be assured that it is manufactured in a facility that is gluten free and safe to eat if you have Celiac Disease.
Celiac.com - Celiac Disease Board Moderator
Someone told me I was delusional. I almost fell off my unicorn.
Posted 25 April 2010 - 03:46 PM
Posted 25 April 2010 - 06:55 PM
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.
Posted 25 April 2010 - 08:22 PM
Posted 27 April 2010 - 03:24 PM
smarties in Canada are candy-coated chocolate like M&Ms and contain WHEAT.
I understand the need for comparison for American friends, but do we really need to insult Smarties like that?
Sadly, they were one of the first treats I checked. I will miss my Smarties. And my Mars Bars.
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