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I'm not sure if anyone is in my similar situation, but it seems I'm have a gluten flare up and I'm trying to pinpoint where it's coming from. I know that many here eat Puffins Honey Rice cereal and Corn or Rice Crunch Em's cereal as well. However, no where on these boxes do they state they are gluten free. In fact, on the Puffins cereal, there may be an issue of cross-contamination since the box states that this cereal is also produced on lines that make gluten containing cereal. Yes, with the Puffins (Honey Rice), the ingredients are gluten free, but I don't know about the manufacturing process. The same goes for the Health Valley Corn and Rice Crunch Em's. No where do these products state that they are gluten free. Has anyone eaten these products over a period of time and found themselves "sick" later on? If someone could chime in here, that would be great. I'm at a bit of a loss as to what is causing my "flare" up.

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rd,

I've had the cereals you mentioned and haven't had any reactions. Although the Health Valley Corn and Rice Crunch Em's come close to a pretty good cereal, all of the other gluten-free cereals I've tried pretty much sucked. Plus they're expensive.

best regards, lm

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gorilla munch by enviro kids is really yummy and totally safe. Reminds me of kix...lately I have been eating fruity pebbles w/o a reaction too! Agreat place to go for answers is their websites or just call direct whenever u have a question..

good luck

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I have tried many of the health store gluten free cereals and have been disappointed. Right now I am doing Dora Stars. I do not even care if it is a kid cereal, it is tasty.

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I have tried many of the health store gluten free cereals and have been disappointed. Right now I am doing Dora Stars. I do not even care if it is a kid cereal, it is tasty.

We love Dora Stars too....and I love that is has more vitamins and 45% iron. We also just got the new Winnie the Pooh cereal that's out, and it's pretty tasty. It's so nice to have some mainstream choices that are only $2 a box!

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I do not eat the Puffins honey and rice, did not like them. I do eat the corn and rice crunch em's with no problems. Have you tried calling the manufacturer's to see if there are cc issues? Are there other things in your house that could be causing the flare ups? Sorry I could not be of more help.

Hez

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I used to eat puffins all the time...they have a cinnamon that is only wheat-free but contains oats...the honey kind is the one I have eaten and really liked...never a problem for me, sorry girl. Have u been tested for other intolerences?

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Well, I did some poking around here on the site and I've found that several others have had issues with the Honey Rice Puffins. They used to state they were gluten free and the new box I have no longer states that, only wheat-free. I do believe it might be due to a CC issue. I also contacted the manufacturer for Corn and Rice Crunch Em's and they said they strive to do their best to limit CC, but they do no testing to make sure their products are gluten-free. So, not sure what to think.

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We love Dora Stars too....and I love that is has more vitamins and 45% iron. We also just got the new Winnie the Pooh cereal that's out, and it's pretty tasty. It's so nice to have some mainstream choices that are only $2 a box!

I will have to look for the Winnie the Pooh cereal, what is it like?

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I will have to look for the Winnie the Pooh cereal, what is it like?

We just got the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse fruity crunch cereal, haven't tried it yet because we just bought it but it looks like a fruity rice cereal. I've been told that General Mills list all sources of gluten in their cereals, and the ingredients in this one are all gluten free.

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We just got the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse fruity crunch cereal, haven't tried it yet because we just bought it but it looks like a fruity rice cereal. I've been told that General Mills list all sources of gluten in their cereals, and the ingredients in this one are all gluten free.

The ingredients maybe gluten free, but what about the manufacturing process for CC?

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I have had both the Mickey Mouse and Little Einsteins, good especially for the kids. I wished it was a little more fruity. I was expecting like a fruit loops sugary taste. It was still good though.

I love these cereal and always buy them General Mills is great with the gluten free labeling. I am very happy with them.

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The ingredients maybe gluten free, but what about the manufacturing process for CC?

I would check with the company and ask if the products you are interested in are made in a dedicated facility, if not are they run on shared lines with products that have gluten ingredients or are the gluten-free products manufactured in a separate area.

If you are a really sensitive individual you may still react to things that don't have gluten ingredients but are made near or around other products that have gluten.

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Just an FYI . . . I found Kaboom at Krogers today. It is also General Mills - no gluten sources listed - must have read the label a half dozen times. It's got the dehydrated marshmallows like Lucky Charms . . . heehehe, funny what little things give us a thrill.

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My son will be thrilled about Kaboom! I called GM awhile back about the Dora stars, and as for CC they said there shouldn't be any since they list on the package if it's made on equipment that also processes wheat. You may want to call them again to confirm. I think that with the new regulations for labelling from the FDA< a lot of the items that were listed as 'gluten-free' will remove the label, since the requirements will be a lot more stringent.

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If you are interested in trying a new cereal. Trader Joes has a gluten-free Granola that one of my daughters absolutely loves.

this is my FAVORITE all-time cereal, better than those I so fondly remember (with gluten)! It is pricey, though, nearly $4 for a not-very-big bag. But SOOOOOO good and packed w/ nuts, etc. I put this on top of yogurt, w/ extra nuts and bananas, or I mix it with Mesa Sunrise Flakes to stretch its longevity. No problems!

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I called about the Rice Crunchims and they are gluten free but made in a facility that puts wheat in other products. I eat Natures Path Organic Honeyed Corn Flakes. I really like them. SOmetimes I add raisens or dried apricots to them.

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I had the new Winnie the Pooh cereal the corn puff-kix like things. I was very impressed. :) I am finishing up a box of Dora Stars now. Tonight, I choose the healthy route while at Wegmans, I picked up a box of their strawberry corn flakes. I am trying to eat a little more healty.

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I eat the Rice Crunch'ems pretty much every day and don't have issues with them. I don't care for the Corn ones and have been too scared to try the Puffins. Ditto the poster who mentioned the Peanut Butter Panda Crunch and the Gorilla Munch...they're pretty good! And we occasionally get Cocoa or Fruity Pebbles as well :lol:

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