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Barley Derived Ingredients That 'Have No Gluten Remaining'


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#1 T.H.

 
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Posted 07 October 2010 - 04:38 PM

Just came across this a couple days ago:

http://glutenfreewor...ten-free-foods/

We've all seen companies that say something is so processed that the tests can't detect any gluten, yeah? The above article had some interesting information on the unreliability of tests that detect barley, specifically. Even recommended that companies who are making gluten free foods might want to avoid barley derived products like malt until the test quality improves more.

Figured this might be of interest for all us label readers. :)
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Posted 08 October 2010 - 02:19 AM

Thanks for posting this. I am one of those who don't consider any item that has had gluten 'processed out' is safe for us. Hopefully the FDA will soon get it's regs together so this item can no longer be hidden in flavors and allow companies to leave it out of the ingredients list if they use it in processing. Some of us may tolerate small amounts of gluten but I want to know if it is there even if the amount is small.
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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
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