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Does anyone know if ORBIT gum is gluten free for sure? I thought I read it somewhere, but I can't find it anymore.

Also, if I buy nuts that simply say "Raw Almonds" -there is no possibility of getting glutened by them, right?

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I don't know...I'm interested in the response you get about the nuts. I think I was glutened once by Planters cashews and haven't yet had the chance to call and inquire about their contamination risk. Good luck - hope someone out there has more info than me.

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I don't know...I'm interested in the response you get about the nuts. I think I was glutened once by Planters cashews and haven't yet had the chance to call and inquire about their contamination risk. Good luck - hope someone out there has more info than me.

YES I posted a reply from Trident and Wrigleys ( makers of Orbits)

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Tident Gum Nov. 17th, 2005 www.tridentgum.com

Is Trident® gluten-free?

Trident®does not contain Gluten.

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Dear Bridget,

Thank you for writing to inquire about ingredients used in Wrigley

products.

The following is a list of U.S. Wrigley products that remain free of

any wheat, oat, rye or barley gluten:

Wrigley's Spearmint® gum, Freedent® gum, Doublemint® gum, Extra® gum,

Big Red® gum, Eclipse® gum, Juicy Fruit® gum, Eclipse® Flash breath

strips, Winterfresh® gum, Orbit® gum, Winterfresh® Thin Ice breath strips

and Orbit White gum.

If your sensitivity extends to other types of gluten, several of our

brands contain corn syrup, which may have trace amounts of corn gluten in

it. The amount of gluten in one stick is less than 0.2 milligrams, but

if you are extremely sensitive, you may want to consult with your

physician before chewing our brands.

Additionally, no packaging material directly next to our product

contains gluten sources. There may be instances when starches are used on

the label around each individual stick of gum, but these starches are

produced from corn or potatoes, not from wheat, rye, barley, oats, millet

or buckwheat.

We hope this information has been helpful and thanks again for

contacting the Wrigley Company.

Sincerely,

Nancy Cook

Consumer Affairs Representative

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