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Penzey's Spices

20 September 2004 - 05:49 AM

Penzey's has come out with two new Taco Seasonings, Bold and Chicken. I just called and they are both gluten-free. Their Original Taco Seasoning, however, is still the only one they carry that is not gluten-free.
I love these spices. They are great quality and very good prices. If you order in larger quantities, the prices are even better.
Jacksonville, FL

Tone's/durkee/spice Islands

03 August 2004 - 09:54 AM

I had specifically e-mailed them about their Cajun seasoning and they told me it was gluten-free, and sent me a gluten-free list. I wrote back and asked them why the Cajun seasoning wasn't on the gluten-free list. This was their response. They were very prompt in their responses. So, just because a blend is not on this list does not mean that it's not gluten-free. Check with them.

Our Gluten Free List is a basic list. Many of our blends are gluten free but are not on the list because we prefer to check them on a case by case basis. Mostly what is on our list is just the single spices. We do not want to have dated lists in circulation in case any of our blends would change in their gluten status. All of our Cajun Seasonings are gluten free.

Consumer Affairs

Spices are inherently gluten free. The ones listed below are safe for those who avoid gluten in their diet, because they contain only spices.

Gluten Free Spice List

Tone’s/Durkee/Spice Islands
Anise Seed
Apple Pie Spice
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
Bay Leaves
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Caraway Seed
Celery Flakes
Celery Seed
Chili Powder
Cream of Tartar
Curry Powder
Dill Seed/Weed
Garlic Pepper
Garlic Powder
Garlic Minced
Garlic Salt
Hickory Smoke Salt
Italian Seasoning
Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
Lemon & Herb
Lemon Pepper
Seasoned Pepper

Meat Tenderizer
Mint Leaves
Onion, Minced
Onion Powder
Onion Salt
Orange Peel
Oriental 5-Spice
Pepper, Black/White – all
Pepper, Green Bell
Cayenne Pepper
Crushed Red Pepper
Pickling Spice
Poppy Seed
Poultry Seasoning
Pumpkin Pie Spice
Sesame Seed
Perc Garden
Perc Lemon Pepper
Perc Original All-Purpose
Perc Garlic & Herb
Perc Vegetable Seasoning
Liquid Flavorings/Extracts
All Food Coloring
Crazy Dave’s Lemon Pepper
Crazy Dave’s Pepper & Spice
Crazy Dave’s Salt & Spice
Mr. Pepper

Presti’s Pizza Seasoning
Presti’s Spicy Pizza
Presti’s Spaghetti
Presti’s Spicy Spaghetti

Durkee Smart Seasons
Coarse Garlic-Parsley
Coarse Garlic Italian Herb

Durkee California Style Blends
Garlic Powder
Garlic Salt
Onion Powder
Onion Salt

Spice Islands Specialty
Beau Monde
Chili Powder
Chinese Five Spice
Fines Herbs
Garlic Seasoning Powder
Crystalized Ginger
Italian Herb Seasoning
Garlic Pepper Seasoning
Saffron Powder
Old Hickory Smoked Salt
Summer Savory
Vanilla Bean

Spice Islands Salt-Free

Plastic Containers

02 August 2004 - 11:07 AM

I know that most here take any threat of cross-contamination very seriously, as do I. However, I find it very had to believe that any serious contamination can occur from storing food in plastic containers which may have previously been used to hold pasta or such. Personally, I always wash my plastic in the dishwasher between uses. Do I really need to be concerned about storing non-gluten-free food in a container that once held pasta or using a plastic colander for berries that once strained pasta? Please don't totally beat me up over this, just tell me if you have had an episode of cross-contamination illness from this. I am especially interested in hearing from those who are super-sensitive and would get a physical reaction from this source. I am less than 1 month gluten-free and am still trying to get a handle!


23 July 2004 - 08:57 AM

I am going to Ireland in February and am going to be very sad if I can't have fish and chips. . . Since Celiac is so commonly diagnosed and understood there, does anyone know if the restaurants are gluten-free-friendly? I am mainly concerned because we really enjoy the smaller towns and that's where I'd be most worried about being acommodated.
Anyone from Ireland out there? Thanks!

Domino Sugar

22 July 2004 - 06:13 AM

I was specifically inquiring about their confectioner's sugar, but looks like all are okay.
Domino Family of Products:
Granulated Sugar
Superfine Sugar
Cubes & Tablets
Sugar Packets
Sugar Sticks
Organic Sugar
Brown Sugar
Brownulated® Sugar
Confectioners Sugar
Sugar 'N Cinnamon Shakers

January, 2004
To All American Sugar Refining, Inc. Valued Customers:
In response to numerous customer inquiries regarding the potential presence of gluten in American Sugar Refining, Inc.’s refined cane sugar products, please be assured that none of our refined cane sugar products contain gluten from either wheat, barley, rye, or corn which may cause adverse allergic responses in some persons.
We trust this information is sufficient. Should you require additional information, please contact our Sales organization.

American Sugar Refining, Inc.
Jeffrey C. Robinson
Technical Director

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