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  1. nurcan: Just in case you would like a few more options I also included other manufacturers. But as always you should try to read the labels, especially on the rice mixes. For example, the Carolina Rice Spicy Yellow Rice is not gluten-free. Since I love yellow rice (though I usually make my own) I was glad to find that Mahatma Yellow Rice Mix IS gluten-free. http://www.carolinarice.com/products/full_allergy.aspx http://www.mahatmarice.com/products/full_allergy.aspx http://www.riceland.com/consumers/faqs/concerns.asp http://www.lundberg.com/products/Special_diets/Glutenfree.aspx Good luck to you!
  2. Thanks for your reply! I just wanted to remind that, yes you can read the ingredients but you can never rule out cross contamination. If a company does not specifically TEST for gluten, it is highly unlikely that they will state without qualification that a product is gluten-free. Companies may not be able to guarantee that the raw materials they purchased to make the drug have not suffered cross-contamination. Even though their ingredient list does not include gluten for Synthroid, they have had some doses that supposedly included a gluten ingredient in the past and doses that did not. So, without knowing their manufacturing process it's hard to say about cross contamination. Myself, at least where food is concerned, I only consume food that is tested guaranteed gluten-free. I myself would not take a chance with a company who will not guarantee it through testing. Thanks!
  3. Please check the Alpha List at GlutenFreeDrugs.com http://www.glutenfreedrugs.com/list.htm This is what they say about Synthriod: Synthroid (all strengths)-can no longer guarantee gluten-free status The new wording was put there sometime between October 2012 and March 2013 Regarding the glutefreedrugs website: The Gluten Free Drugs website is authored and maintained by a clinical pharmacist as a public service, receiving no compensation whatsoever for providing this information. Information for this website is obtained from a number of sources, including personal contact with the manufacturers and input from other individuals who contact manufacturers. The information is continually updated as it is obtained. This site is for informational purposes only. Please note that a reasonable attempt is made to provide accurate information. The webmaster is not responsible for any error contained within. All persons should interpret the information with caution and should seek medical advice when necessary. This descipifion is from http://glutenfreeresourcedirectory.com/uid/2eda24e3-6553-4a96-b186-429aa6f3f545/
  4. The manufacturer of Synthroid (Abbott) DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE GLUTEN FREE STATUS OF ITS PRODUCT ANY LONGER. I believe this includes all dosages. Please check glutenfreedrugs.com