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Vote For Starbucks To Publish Gluten Free List/provide Gluten Free Food

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Personally, I find it appalling that Starbucks refuses to publish a gluten free list.

But now they are taking ideas and letting people vote for them.

So go vote for a gluten free list and snacks!

http://mystarbucksidea.force.com/home/home.jsp

Edited to add:

There are several suggestions for gluten-free foods, but since the reason they have said they don't publish a gluten free drink list is how frequently their ingredients change... I think we also need a current list of gluten free drinks. If they are worried about changing ingredients it just seems irresponsible not to provide that information in the means that is most accessible. I mean really, are we supposed to call everytime we go in to see if our favorite drink is still safe?

So vote for a gluten free list, not just food!

http://mystarbucksidea.force.com/ideas/vie...=0&srKp=087


Gluten-Free since February 2006

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The link just takes one to a main page. When I clicked on "ideas" I didn't see anything that you were talking about.

Starbucks.... is ridiculous. They even serve teas (Tazo) of which some of the flavors have gluten in them. I asked for a plain green tea recently (I was in nowheresville, travelling or I would have gone somewhere else) and instead got a flavored tea... there was nothing on the tea tag which said which flavor, but I could easily smell it when I got it to the car.... after I specifically said it had to be a PLAIN flavor of tea because I cannot have wheat. )

If I must use them as a caffeine source I get plain self serve coffee and add my own cream and artificial sweetener.... I don't even want them touching my stuff.

The only snack I would trust from that sort of situation would be made off site and prepackaged, like if they started stocking Lara Bars, which I carry with me anyway.

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Yeah, I've been getting sick a lot lately and it always seems to be after Starbucks. That's why I hate not having a published list to check. Are the mocha's really safe? What about the latte's? What about the soymilk they use? How do we know if anything changes?

Does anyone else have issues after a trip to starbucks?


Gluten-Free since February 2006

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Does anyone else have issues after a trip to starbucks?

You bet. I don't drink their coffees, but for awhile I liked their little dried fruit-and-nut packages -- the ingredients seemed perfectly safe, and I never reacted.

The last time I was in Florida, I picked up two for the drive home to Virginia. When I ate the first one in the car, I noticed the dried cranberries in it seemed sweeter, somehow. The heartburn kicked in a couple of hours later -- it was a full glutening, not just a CC.

The next day (in the midst of exhaustion and brain fog), I looked at the ingredients list on the package I hadn't eaten and saw that "cranberry juice concentrate" was listed (I don't believe it had been on prior packages). There's likely no way to know for certain (Starbucks probably doesn't know or care), but I'm willing to bet that the "cranberry juice concentrate" contained gluten. My fault for not checking the ingredients before eating it, but I would have eaten it anyway, since "natural flavors" wasn't listed.

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I actually called the Starbucks 800 number to ask about gluten. I was told that all latte's and other coffee drinks are gluten-free with the exception of the Mocha drinks.

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I sent an email to SB not to long ago asking about gluten free items and a list. I also went back to their site and in my town they now provide a list of all items for allergies. If you dont have that option in your area, search under Temecula, CA or zip code 92590, check it out =)


Gluten Free going on 5 years and counting!

gluten-free is a life change and not a diet.

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