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Great Value Scalloped Potatoes & Au Gratin Potatoes

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Hi everyone. I am new to this forum and found it while I was trying to find a way to contact Wal-Mart.

Great Value Scalloped Potatoes & Au Gratin Potatoes are boldly labeled "GLUTEN - FREE" but my digestive system says otherwise. I don't see anything on the label that sends up red flags, but I really don't believe the product is as gluten free as they claim. :(

I have seen other posts that people sent e-mails to Wal-Mart. I couldn't find their e-mail address on the package or on their web site. Does anyone happen to have it handy?

Thanks in advance!

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In the past I regularly bought the Great Value brand Au Gratin and Scalloped potatoes and I never once felt glutened by them. I'm relatively sensitive, so I've always put them on my gluten safe list since I've never had a reaction to them. GV brand items have been a staple in my diet since my second year into the diagnosis and so far so good. Perhaps you're reacting to something else in them? I'm sorry I don't have an e-mail address for them.

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GV brand is great for saving money on a gluten-free diet. We love the augratin potatoes, just wish I could convince my sister in law to buy that brand. She doesn't understand that from one brand to another of the same dish can be or not be gluten-free.

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How long have you been gluten-free? You may be having a problem with the dairy.

Also, I always make my potatoes in the same dish. Only a rice caserole that I make gets put in the same one. If I were to have a problem with that dish, those are the only two items that I would have trouble with. Are you using a dish/pan that may have been scratched up? Or is there something in that process that you do/use only when you make au gratin potatoes?

You can contact Wal-Mart at 1-800-Wal-Mart (of course!!) and I'm sure probably get transferred a dozen times but it's the only place I know to start.

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Have to agree with the other people.........I was one that has been bragging about the GV gluten-free potatoes from a box that WalMart has now. I love them, eat them and am fine every time. Can't imagine why you would be reacting to them this way. I trust that WalMart is right when they say their products are gluten-free, or they could be in a lot of trouble. Barbara

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I think it is a shelf food if I am not mistaken. I wouldn't cross the gluten free off the box. It might be just be something that is bothering you. There are some products which are gluten free that some people do have reactions to.

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i completely trust walmart's GV brand labeling. i THINK that they are very diligent about it and won't even list something gluten free if it is gluten free but made in a facility that uses gluten. we read the labels and love to be able to see GLUTEN FREE----but we still buy some of the Gv products that don't say gluten free as long as the ingredients look safe.

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