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Scarlettsdad

is "Glucose Syrup (from wheat)" in ingredients safe?

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Hi.

I've noticed that a few candies out there(that my daughter would like to try, of course) list "Glucose Syrup (from wheat)" in the ingredients, yet I've heard that someone with celiac shouldn't worry due to the amount of processing that goes in to making it, essentially removing the gluten protein.

Do you think it's safe? Has anyone with celiac tried it? If so, any reaction?

Thanks!

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15 minutes ago, Scarlettsdad said:

Hi.

I've noticed that a few candies out there(that my daughter would like to try, of course) list "Glucose Syrup (from wheat)" in the ingredients, yet I've heard that someone with celiac shouldn't worry due to the amount of processing that goes in to making it, essentially removing the gluten protein.

Do you think it's safe? Has anyone with celiac tried it? If so, any reaction?

Thanks!

Are you in the us or U.K. Or other?

heres where we started discussing it in march 

 

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Depends on how and where it is processed. What candies are you talking about, I might be able to track down some alternatives. I have a knack for finding gluten free food and alternatives.

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2 hours ago, Victoria1234 said:

Are you in the us or U.K. Or other?

heres where we started discussing it in march 

 

I'm in Toronto, Canada. Thank you for the link. I will check it out!

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2 hours ago, Ennis_TX said:

Depends on how and where it is processed. What candies are you talking about, I might be able to track down some alternatives. I have a knack for finding gluten free food and alternatives.

I can't remember the specific ones...they were caramel candies. ..and thank you for offering to find alternatives! 

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