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Arpita

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I'd like to get more postings on the LAYS - original classic or wavy. Do you have a gluten reaction to either of these types? (just the plain, potato, oil, salt)

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I eat them with no reaction. My antibodies consistently test negative.


-Colleen

Dx 8/05 via bloodwork and biopsy (total villous atrophy)

13-year old son Dx 11/05 via bloodwork and biopsy

Daughters (16 and 5) have tested negative via bloodwork

A woman is like a tea bag - you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. - Eleanor Roosevelt

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I found that I react to them--which is sad because I was addicted to them!

I now eat the Stax plain with no problems :)


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

"Bloom where you are planted"--Bev

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On the advice of someone I met in my local support group, I only eat Frito-Lay products from the Plano, TX plant. She says she has never been glutened by the Plano equipment but she has been glutened by Frito-Lay products in other areas of the country when she travels. Frito-Lay prints which plant the product came from on the bag.

My family hasn't reacted to Lays plain or to Fritos plain from the Plano plant. :-)


gluten-free May 17, 2007; casein-light since June 2007

Dx'ed gluten/casein intolerant by Enterolab. Family doc dx'ed "gluten sensitive" after dietary response. DQ 6 & DQ 7

8 year old daughter dx'ed gluten/casein intolerant & malabsorption by Enterolab and has been GFCL since June 12, 2007. Excellent response to diet, including growth! Tummyaches & irritability are gone! DQ 5 & DQ 6

Husband has DQ 5 (elementary, my dear Watson!). Self-diagnosed gluten-intolerant by diet response and challenge.

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I have never reacted to Lays Original or Wavy chips. I have no idea which plant they came from (I just checked, Plano Tx :lol: )--the weird thing is, I can not eat potatoes in any other form, only the chips. Now explain that to me!!!!


Deb

Long Island, NY

Double DQ1, subtype 6

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"The calm river of your life approaches the rocky chute of the rapids - flow on through. You are the same water. The rocks cannot hurt you. Remember, now and then, that you are the water and not the boat. Flow on!

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I have had no problems with Lays original potato chips, but I have reacted twice to the Fritos.


Positive Bloodwork January 2007

Positive Biopsy Feb. 2007

Gluten Free since January 2007

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (Subtype 2,9)

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....... Do you have a gluten reaction to either of these types? (just the plain, potato, oil, salt)

No. I prefer Ruffles however. Ruffles are made with thicker slices of potatos. That's why they are more expensive and are hardly ever on sale.

Also eat Fritos, Cheetos, & Munchos, without regard to manufacturing plant location.

best regards, lm


gluten-free 12-18-06

colonoscopy, upper GI
blood, urine, stool tests, prometheus panel
positive endoscopy/positive duodenal biopsies (severe villous atrophy, high intraepithelial lympocytes)
diagnosed celiac disease by Gastroenterologist Andrew R. Gottesman, 12-18-06

"Sobriety sucks. That's why they invented booze in the first place." Denis Leary - Rescue Me

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I've eaten quite a few large party-size bags of original Lay's without a problem but the small single serve bags get me every time. I suspect it's cross contamination because I don't get violently ill like I do when I ingest gluten but I definitely have a few familiar and rather annoying symptoms for a couple of days. I've never checked to see which plant the chips are made in but that's very interesting...


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when i first went gluten-free in march i ate original lays and got extreme gas for the first few weeks , but now i have no problems at all. kinda curious why the change


diagnosed  Celiac in Feb 2007... having a real hard time commiting to the diet

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I cannot resist potato chips, but Utz are my go-to bag.

They are less greasy than Lays original and are labeled as gluten-free and I have not had a problem with them.

(Its also nice that they were a pre-diagnosis food I could keep around, so it feels a bit more special... as cheesy as that sounds)

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I cannot resist potato chips, but Utz are my go-to bag.

They are less greasy than Lays original and are labeled as gluten-free and I have not had a problem with them.

(Its also nice that they were a pre-diagnosis food I could keep around, so it feels a bit more special... as cheesy as that sounds)

Utz made me react...worse than Lays!


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

"Bloom where you are planted"--Bev

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Jerseyangel - Really?!

Was it the plain kind?

Yes it was--with gluten-free right on the bag. I mentioned it because I know you're having ongoing problems.

Read the statement at the bottom of this page--

http://www.utzsnacks.com/nutritioninfo_celiacsprue.html


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

"Bloom where you are planted"--Bev

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I eat lays all the time with no symptoms. But my symptoms are faint and hard to detect, (Mood swings, being ready to kill someone at the drop of a hat... And extreme hyperness.) except for the silly thing. I get really silly... (aka, drawing a rocket ship on my brothers knee...)


I live behind an eternal mask

Glued there, to my face,

All it shows is happiness,

All it shows is fake.

-Light

Please leave your sanity in the sanity box by the door. There is no sanity allowed in this room...

THE CAREBEARS WILL JOIN WITH THE BOOHBAHS AND TELETUBBIES AND TAKE OVER THE UNIVERSE WITH MACHINE GUNS AND BRAINWASHED CHILDREN!!!!!! DUCK AND COVER!!!!

If you believe that the media is trying to brainwash our children with pointless television copy and paste this into your siggy with your name attatched. : Daughter_of_TheLight

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I'd like to get more postings on the LAYS - original classic or wavy. Do you have a gluten reaction to either of these types? (just the plain, potato, oil, salt)

Lays makes a chip called the Sea Salt Chip usually found in the health food section of the store it does not have wheat they taste different and wonderful, I have been eating them for years.

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Lay's Natural Corn and Potato chips made me sick for several months until I figured it out. :(

What's worse, when I called the company, they assured me that cross contamination was not a possibility and that the Natural chips were produced in a gluten free facility. :angry:

Well, their web sights contradicts that....

"The above products do not contain gluten; however, they are produced on the same line as our products that do contain gluten. Although the lines are washed between batches, a slight residue may remain on the lines. Individuals who are extremely sensitive may be affected."

http://www.fritolay.com/fl/flstore/cgi-bin...odID_364066.htm

I avoid all LAYs products now, and encourage everyone else to do the same.

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Lay's Natural Corn and Potato chips made me sick for several months until I figured it out. :(

What's worse, when I called the company, they assured me that cross contamination was not a possibility and that the Natural chips were produced in a gluten free facility. :angry:

Well, their web sights contradicts that....

"The above products do not contain gluten; however, they are produced on the same line as our products that do contain gluten. Although the lines are washed between batches, a slight residue may remain on the lines. Individuals who are extremely sensitive may be affected."

http://www.fritolay.com/fl/flstore/cgi-bin...odID_364066.htm

I avoid all LAYs products now, and encourage everyone else to do the same.

Of all the mainstream companies Frito Lay is the one I postively hate the most. They have made us so sick so many times and the reps will lie their butts off to sell a product. I do so wish something could be done to make companies like this more responsible. Sometimes I wish I could get a large group of us together, have a feast on their products in the home office and then camp out for a week with a portajohn or two in the presidents office. Maybe 50 or so green, grouchy, blistered, puking, dizzy people fighting to get into the john and leaving diarhea trails across their thousand dollar carpeting might wake them up. .........


Courage does not always roar, sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying

"I will try again tommorrow" (Mary Anne Radmacher)

Diagnosed by Allergist with elimination diet and diagnosis confirmed by GI in 2002

Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis

All bold resoved or went into remission in time with proper diagnosis of Celiac November 2002

 Gene Test Aug 2007

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0303

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)

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I hate it when we get conflicting information from companies..... :angry:

I called Frito-Lay several months ago, and the rep told me that the only chips that were made on dedicated equipment are the Stax--and they are marked "natutally gluten free" on the tubes.

I specifically asked about the Naturals, because I loved the Natural Ruffles and the Thick Sea Salt--she said the natural line was not made on dedicated equipment.

This is also the info they give on their website.


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

"Bloom where you are planted"--Bev

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