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Office Coffee Machine - Cross Contamination Question

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Hi everyone (again) - I feel like I'm asking so many questions, but this is all new! I am trying to identify any cross contamination areas I might not normally think of.  One place is the communal coffee machine at work (note - I know that some celiacs don't tolerate coffee well...but for now I'm crossing my fingers and toes and hoping that I will!).

We use a Total 1 Beverage Machine (http://www.cdccoffee.com/avalon-cafection-total-1-brewer.html).  It makes coffee and hot chocolate (and also mixes various beverages using milk). I have inspected the ingredients that go in (coffee, hot chocolate, milk) and have only found a 'wheat' warning on the milk.  It doesn't contain wheat but is processed in a facility that also processes wheat.  I do NOT use the milk in my own coffee. 

My question is, if I do a flush of the machine using hot water, then brew my coffee, does this seem safe enough? I am not using the milk, which is the only product with the warning, and I don't want to end up being TOO paranoid about all of this.

Thoughts? Thanks in advance.

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