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HI,

I know that minutemaid orange juice is gluten-free but what about the fruit punch and lemonade. One list I have says all minutemaid juices are gluten-free but when I called this morning they would only tell me that the orange juice is gluten-free. They wouldn't confirm whether or not the others are gluten-free. Can anyone help me??

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HI,

I know that minutemaid orange juice is gluten-free but what about the fruit punch and lemonade. One list I have says all minutemaid juices are gluten-free but when I called this morning they would only tell me that the orange juice is gluten-free. They wouldn't confirm whether or not the others are gluten-free. Can anyone help me??

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In the delphi list it says that all MinuteMaid juices are gluten-free. The company could have changed the factory or something, but I doubt it.

Hope I could help,

Lisa

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It may be different in Canada, but I was told that only the 100% juice by Minute Maid is gluten-free. The rest go with the Coca-Cola U.S. Codex standard.

Here is the e-mail response I got:

Thank you for contacting The Coca-Cola Company, parent Company of Minute Maid.

We are able to confirm that Coca-Cola classic, caffeine free Coca-Cola classic, Coca-Cola C2, Diet Coke, Diet Coke with Lemon, Diet Coke with Lime, caffeine free Diet Coke, Sprite, Sprite ReMix Berryclear, Diet Sprite Zero, vanilla Coke, diet vanilla Coke, cherry Coke, Fresca, and our 100% juice products (without added ingredients) are gluten free.

Additionally, we can tell you that all of our other products meet Codex's definition of gluten-free, which is currently less than 200 ppm (parts per million) (0.02%) gluten. Codex is in the process of reviewing this standard and we are monitoring the progress closely. At this time the U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not have a regulatory definition of gluten-free.

We can assure you that the exact amount of gluten in these products is very low - perhaps even zero. Some minor ingredients in these products are manufactured from plants that gluten-sensitive people could react to, so we are unable to state categorically that they are totally gluten-free even though they may have undetectable levels of gluten in them. The Codex guideline provides a very low threshold for gluten content. However, extremely gluten-sensitive individuals should discuss consumption of these products with their health care provider.

We hope that this information is helpful. Should you have additional questions or comments, please visit our website again.

Joynetta

Industry and Consumer Affairs

The Coca-Cola Company

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I actually just called about this recently and was told that only juices that say 100 percent on them are truly gluten-free - they wouldn't guarantee any other kinds.

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