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    Are Planter's Peanuts Gluten-Free?

    Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert.

    Wondering if Planter's Peanuts are gluten-free? You came to the right place.

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    Celiac.com 04/06/2021 - We get a lot of questions from celiac community members wondering if certain products are gluten-free. One question we see a lot is about snack products, especially peanuts. Specifically, are Planter's Peanuts gluten-free and safe for people with celiac disease?

    While Planter's does not label their Classic Peanuts, Cocktail Peanuts, or Extra Large Virginia Peanuts as gluten-free, the products do not contain added gluten, and the only allergen listed on the label is peanut. They also do not have a disclaimer, such as: packed in a facility that also processes wheat products.

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    Moreover, Celiac.com has not seen any complaints about people with celiac disease having gluten reactions to Planter's Peanuts.

    Planter's Classic Peanuts, Cocktail Peanuts, or Extra Large Virginia Peanuts contain: PEANUTS, SEA SALT, PEANUT OIL.

    Listed allergens: Peanut

    So, while Planter's Peanuts peanuts may not be labeled gluten-free, they are naturally gluten-free and can be considered gluten-free and safe for people with celiac disease. 

    Planter's Peanuts make the perfect snack for your favorite gluten-free cocktails. As always, read labels, listen to your gut, and choose carefully.

    If you're looking for snacks labeled gluten-free, then be sure to check out these top brands of gluten-free potato chipsgluten-free popcorn, and gluten-free cheese puffs


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    Scott Adams was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1994, and, due to the nearly total lack of information available at that time, was forced to become an expert on the disease in order to recover. In 1995 he launched the site that later became Celiac.com to help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives.  He is co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of the (formerly paper) newsletter Journal of Gluten Sensitivity. In 1998 he founded The Gluten-Free Mall which he sold in 2014. Celiac.com does not sell any products, and is 100% advertiser supported.

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