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Hormel Natural Lunch Meats

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I was wondering if anyone knew if the Hormel natural meats were gluten free? B)


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SHELF-STABLE FOODS Not Containing Gluten

Carapelli® Olive Oil

CHI-CHI'S® Fiesta Restaurante Seasoning Mix

CHI-CHI'S® Fiesta Sweet Corn Cake Mix

CHI-CHI'S® Taco Sauce

DI LUSSO® Olive Oil

DI LUSSO® Red Wine Vinegar

DI LUSSO® Green Ionian Olives

DI LUSSO® Mediterranean Mixed Olives

DI LUSSO® Roasted Red Peppers

DINTY MOORE® Beef or Chicken Stew

DINTY MOORE® Microwave Meals: Scalloped Potatoes & Ham, Beef Stew, Rice with Chicken

EL TORITO® Sweet Corn Cake Mix

HERB-OX® Bouillon: Beef, Chicken, Vegetable, Garlic Chicken

HORMEL® Bacon Bits and Pieces

HORMEL® Beef Tamales

HORMEL® Chili with Beans: Regular, Chunky, Hot

HORMEL® Chunk Meats: Breast of Chicken, Chicken, Ham, Turkey

HORMEL® Corned Beef

HORMEL® Corned Beef Hash

HORMEL® Dried Beef

HORMEL® Microwave Bean & Ham Soup

HORMEL® Microwave Herb Roasted Rice Cups

HORMEL® Microwave 10 oz Trays: Sweet & Sour Rice, Chicken & Rice

HORMEL® Vienna Sausage

HOUSE OF TSANG® Hot Chili Sesame Oil




KID'S KITCHEN® Beans & Weiners

PELOPONNESE® Kalamata Olives and Roasted Sweet Peppers

SPAM® Family of Products: Classic, Lite, Less Sodium, Smoked and Oven Roasted Turkey

MEAT Items Not Containing Gluten

ALWAYS TENDER® Flavored Fresh Beef: Peppercorn

ALWAYS TENDER™ Flavored Fresh Chicken: Roast, Italian, Lemon-Pepper

ALWAYS TENDER® Flavored Fresh Pork: Original, Citrus, Lemon-Garlic, Mesquite, Mojo Criollo, Onion-Garlic, Adobo Pork Cubes, Fajita Pork Strips, Raspberry Chiptle, Sun-Dried Tomato

ALWAYS TENDER® Non-Flavored Fresh Pork

ALWAYS TENDER® Non-Flavored Fresh Beef


BLACK LABEL® Canned Hams

CURE 81® Ham: Bone-in, Boneless, Old Fashioned Spiral

DI LUSSO® Beef Summer Sausage

HORMEL® Canadian Style Bacon

HORMEL® Fully Cooked Bacon

HORMEL® Fully-Cooked Entrées: Beef Roast Au Jus, Pork Roast Au Jus, Glazed Ham with Maple & Brown Sugar

HORMEL® Ham Patties

HORMEL® Microwave Bacon

HORMEL® Party Trays (crackers would contain gluten)

HORMEL® Pepperoni

HORMEL® PILLOW PACK® Pepperoni, Turkey Pepperoni, Dried Beef, Hard Salami, Canadian Bacon

HORMEL® Smokies

HORMEL™ Snack Size Meats and Cheese: Summer Sausage, Hard Salami, Italian Dry Salami

LITTLE SIZZLERS® Sausage Links and Patties




VALUE BRAND™ Sliced Bacon


JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Refrigerated/Frozen Items Not Containing Gluten

JENNIE-O® Prime Young Turkey: fresh or frozen (the gravy packet does contain gluten)

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Oven Ready Turkey: Homestyle, Garlic & Herb

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Oven Ready Turkey Breast (the gravy packet does contain gluten)

JENNIE-O® Frozen Turkey Breast (the gravy packet does contain gluten)

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Fresh Ground Turkey: Lean, Extra Lean, Italian

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Fresh Lean Turkey Patties

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Fresh Tray: Breast Slices, Breast Strips, Tenderloins

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Fresh Breakfast Sausage: Mild Links, Mild Patties, Maple Links

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Fresh Dinner Sausage: Sweet Italian, Hot Italian, Cheddar Turkey Bratwurst, Lean Turkey Bratwurst

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Premium Dinner Sausage: Garlic & Herb, Sweet Italian, Cajun Style, Bacon & Cheddar, Apples & Brown Sugar

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Flavored Tenderloins: Lemon-Garlic, Seasoned Pepper, Tequila Lime

JENNIE-O® Refrigerated Turkey Ham

JENNIE-O® Refrigerated Honey Cured Turkey Ham

JENNIE-O® Refrigerated Dark Turkey Pastrami


JENNIE-O® Refrigerated Qtr Turkey Breasts: Oven Roasted, Honey Cured, Hickory Smoked, Cracked Pepper, Cajun-Style, Sun-Dried Tomato

JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Bacon

JENNIE-O® Turkey Franks

JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Smoked Turkey Sausage

JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Smoked Kielbasa Turkey Sausage

JENNIE-O® Smoked Turkey Wings and Drumsticks

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® SO EASY Slow Roasted Turkey Breast

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® SO EASY Stuffed Breasts: Broccoli & Cheese, Pepper Cheese & Rice, Swiss Cheese & Ham

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® SO EASY Glazed Breast Filets: BBQ, Honey Glazed

JENNIE-O® Pan Roasts with Gravy: White, White/Dark Combo

JENNIE-O® Frozen Ground Turkey

JENNIE-O® Frozen Ground Seasoned Turkey

JENNIE-O® Frozen Turkey Burgers


JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Deli Items Not Containing Gluten (Partial List)

Always ask Deli Manager for a list of ingredients prior to purchase. We do not hide any gluten ingredients under "flavoring".

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Deli Chicken Breast: Buffalo Style, Oven Roasted, Mesquite Smoked

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Smoked Turkey Breast: Mesquite, Hickory, Honey Cured

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast: Cracked Pepper, Sun Dried Tomato, Garlic Pesto, Honey Cured

JENNIE-O® NATURAL CHOICE® Turkey Breast: Oven Roasted, Peppered, Tender Browned

JENNIE-O® GRAND CHAMPION® Turkey Breast: Oven Roasted, Tender Browned, Mesquite Smoked, Homestyle Pan Roasted, Hickory Smoked, Honey Cured

JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast: Oven Roasted, Peppered, Smoked, Tender Browned, Italian Style, Honey Maple, Honey Mesquite, Maple Spiced, Apple Cinnamon, Tomato Basil, Mesquite Smoked, Garlic Peppered, Hot Red Peppered, Smoked Peppered

NORWESTERN® Deli Turkey: Oven Roasted, Turkey Pastrami, Hickory Smoked


The following list of products may contain vinegar. This vinegar would normally be white distilled vinegar. Other types of vinegar are listed on the ingredient statement. While our sources indicate that these types of vinegar are gluten free, you will need to make your own determination on whether you want to use these products

ALWAYS TENDER™ Flavored Fresh Pork: Honey-Mustard, Peppercorn, Apple Bourbon

CHI-CHI'S® Con Queso

CHI-CHI'S® Garden Salsa

CHI-CHI'S® Picante

CHI-CHI'S® Original Salsa

CHI-CHI'S® Fiesta Salsa

CHI-CHI'S® Natural Salsa

CHI-CHI'S® Roasted Tomato Salsa

DI LUSSO® Honey Mustard

DI LUSSO® Jalapeno Mustard

DI LUSSO® Deli Style Mustard


DI LUSSO® Cranberry Honey Mustard

DI LUSSO® Buffalo Wing Sauce

DI LUSSO® Horseradish Sauce

DI LUSSO® Sandwich Spread

DI LUSSO® Yellow Mustard

DI LUSSO® Chipotle Mustard

DI LUSSO® Sweet Onion Sauce

DI LUSSO® Dijon Mustard

EL TORITO® Cilantro Pepita Dressing

EL TORITO® Serrano Ranch Dressing

HORMEL® Fully-Cooked Entrees: SW Shredded Beef, SW Pork Carnitas

HORMEL® Microwave Fiesta Rice with Chicken Cups

HORMEL® Microwave Cups: Southwest Style Rice, Fiesta Rice & Chicken

HORMEL® Microwave 10 oz Trays: SW Style Black Beans & Rice


HORMEL® Pickled Pigs Feet

HORMEL® Pickled Pork Hocks

HORMEL® Pickled Hot Sausages

HORMEL® Pickled Tidbits

HORMEL® Pickled Smoked Sausages

JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE® Barbecue Turkey Thighs

LLOYD'S® Pork or Beef Ribs with Original BBQ Sauce





STAGG® RIO BLANCO® Chicken Chili





Pre-Packaged Refrigerated Lunch Meats Not Containing Gluten

HORMEL® Spiced Ham


HORMEL® Deli Sliced Black Forest Ham

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Cooked Corned Beef

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Cooked Ham

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Cooked Pastrami

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Double Smoked Ham

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Honey Ham

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Prosciuto Ham

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Seasoned Roast Beef

HORMEL® Deli Sliced Smoked Turkey Breast






HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Oven Roasted Deli Turkey



Looks like they are safe...or at least some of the varities/flavors. Enjoy!!



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Hormel is starting to put gluten-free on the label on alot of thier products. We love their lunchmeat and diced ham :)


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Hormel will clearly disclose the presence of gluten in the ingredient list. If you don't see it listed (as wheat, rye, barley or oat), then the product does not contain any gluten (even if the words "gluten free" do not appear on the label).


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The new natural hormel meats say gluten-free right on the package...


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Would you believe our largest store doesn't carry Hormel, nor Jennio-O?? GRRR! I'll be in a larger city tomorrow and will look there. Maybe the other cold cuts are OK?? I'm not one to eat them much anyway.


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I just want to echo others who said that these packages clearly say Gluten Free on the bottom of the ingredients list..... amazing.


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I just want to echo others who said that these packages clearly say Gluten Free on the bottom of the ingredients list..... amazing.

WalMart's great value brand says GLUTEN FREE on many of their labels!


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I called Hormel concerning their natural sliced meats in the brown cardboard packages just to make sure. She said definitely YES that they DO NOT contain gluten. I've chosen the plain oven roasted turkey one just to make sure. Tastes great!


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Some manufacturers claim gluten-free but have issues with cross-contamination. Hormel, on the other hand, is an incredible company! I eat a lot of their products including their Natural lunchmeats in those brown boxes. They claim to be safe and really are!!!


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    • https://www.starbucks.com/menu/food/hot-breakfast/gluten-free-breakfast-sandwich "It's all prepared in a certified gluten-free environment and sealed for your safety. We then warm and serve it in its own oven-safe parchment bag to avoid any cross-contamination."
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