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Corn Tortillas That Contained Wheat Flour


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#1 ENF

 
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 06:32 AM

Just wanted to mention that a few weeks ago I got glutened due to a 2 lb. bag of "Corn Tortillas" which contained wheat flour. I'd been buying 100% corn tortillas, by various companies, with no problems before. This particular brand, from a local company, was labeled "Corn Tortillas", and I neglected this one time to read the ingredients - lo and behold two weeks after I'd consumed about two thirds of the bag I noticed that it had wheat flour listed after corn. I was affected somewhat by the gluten, but it wasn't bad enough to keep me bedridden or indoors, and I recovered very quickly, with a new reason to be even more vigilant regarding label reading.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 06:57 AM

You can name the brand. That way people who live near you will know.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 07:54 AM

I agree. Go ahead and name the brand and maybe save some others the same fate. It's not like you'd be libeling them or anything.

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 12:07 PM

I believe the name of this brand was Los Hermanos.
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Posted 17 September 2011 - 04:54 AM

Thanks for letting us know.
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