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chrissy

Mcann's Oatmeal

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i know that some of you use mcann's oatmeal without problems. i have found some flavored oatmeal packets made by mcann's. do you you think these would be safe to give my girls? they have eaten mcann's oatmeal out of the box without a problem.


Christine

15 year old twins with celiac, diagnosed dec. 2005

11 year old daughter with celiac diagnosed dec 2005

17 year old son with celiac gene

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i know that some of you use mcann's oatmeal without problems. i have found some flavored oatmeal packets made by mcann's. do you you think these would be safe to give my girls? they have eaten mcann's oatmeal out of the box without a problem.

I would call the company to check on the flavorings that were added. Personally I stay away from oatmeal as it is not worth the risk for me.


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I have seen research, but I don't remember where, that they tested several batches of oats from different manufacturers, including McCanns, and they did detect gluten, but the amount varied quite a bit from batch to batch. I'd avoid oatmeal entirely just in case. Pity, the McCann's Irish oatmeal was wonderful - one of the things I miss.


Lee

I never liked bread anyway.....

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wasnt there a company online that sells gluten free oatmeal? I thought I saw a thread about it on here and I cannot find it now.

I would love to know it if anyone has it. Been dying for regular old granola. Thanks


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The onling company is www.glutenfreeoats.com. I eat the oatmeal on a regular basis and have had great luck. I had bloodwork done in the spring and it came back good. Keep in mind that some people react to oats.

Hez

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stephanie, i have the gluten free oats----my girls don't have a problem with them---i was just wanting to buy them some of those fun flavored instant packets-----i guess i could try and make some myself with my gluten free oats----but i would probably have to grind them a litttle in the blender since they are not quick oats.


Christine

15 year old twins with celiac, diagnosed dec. 2005

11 year old daughter with celiac diagnosed dec 2005

17 year old son with celiac gene

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Mccan's is the onlt oatmeal I eat and I have never had a prbolem with it. I eat both the maple and brown sugar ones and when I went for extra celiac blood work last year after being diagnosed (and I was eating oatmeal every morning at that time) the blood work came back clean.

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Their website says......

"Are McCann's Oat products gluten free?

All McCann’s oat products are processed in a dedicated oatmeal mill that handles only oatmeal. In the supply chain between farm and mill, there is a possible cross contamination with other grains, such as wheat and barley but we reckon that the level of non-oat grains to be less than 0.05%. Cleaning equipment within the milling process would remove the vast majority of these grains along with other elements such as stones, straw etc.

But we cannot guarantee that McCann’s oats are totally gluten free and we recommend that consumers use their own judgement as to whether they wish to use our oatmeal or not. Many celiacs can tolerate our oatmeal products without any adverse effect but they may not suit those who are particularly sensitive."

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I'm afraid of oats. In my very short (8 month) gluten free experience to date, eating a tortilla made with organic oats and oat fiber made me really sick. To me, it's not worth the risk.

That's just my experience. I don't want to rock the boat, so I stay away from oats.

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I've had no issues with the non-flavored McCann's quick-cooking oats in the last six or so months and I eat them nearly every morning. I stay away from other oat and oat-containing products, but these seem to be just fine for me.

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