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I was in Walmart today and I was going to purchase some turkey bacon made by the Jenny-O company and for some reason I read the label, I usually don't but something told me to do that and to my surprise there was wheat in the natural flavoring. I thought that because I didn't want to eat the fat of the regular bacon that I would be better off with the turkey bacon. I was wrong it is safer for me to have the fat from the regular bacon than to have the gluten from the turkey bacon. Who would have guessed that.

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That's odd because I just bought some and checked the label and didn't see that on mine! And if you look at the link posted above the turkey bacon is listed as gluten-free! Are you sure you looked at Jennio and not at the other brand out there?

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I'm sure that it was Jenny-O Bacon. I just checked there website and they have listed extra-lean as gluten-free. The package did not say it was extra-lean. The new requirement for labeling is the only reason that I have never seen wheat on the packaging before because I always check my labels.

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Ok! Mine must be extra lean then! Good thing you checked!

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I don't eat bacon very often, but I avoid turkey bacon. I have had bad experiences with it in the past. It's just the plain, old-fashioned bacon for me (smells great, too).

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