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Is autolyzed yeast extract gluten free? I was feeling great today until I ate this turkey patty with autolyzed yeast extract. Does this ingredient contain gluten? Also, is it possible for there to be gluten on plastic utensils that have been used while cooking stuff with gluten in it? I used an old spatula to flip the turkey patty. :unsure:

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I think the yeast is supposed to be gluten-free.......but I have found with the mess that my tummy has been in this last year after getting dx, that too much can bother my tummy.....esp if I haven't been taking my probiotics. That's something to think about, that yeast is hard on a tummy and maybe meanwhile someone else will pipe in and let us know if it's gluten-free for sure.

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Many celiacs are sensitive to yeast as well, at least initially.

This particular form of yeast contains MSG, so that may be your problem. Not gluten, but folks can react to it.

I've heard that utensils can retain gluten on them, particularly if they are scratched.

I hope you get feeling better soon. It is annoying when you don't know what you are reacting to, isn't it? All you can do is keep track and hope, over time, you will see a pattern.

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Is autolyzed yeast extract gluten free? I was feeling great today until I ate this turkey patty with autolyzed yeast extract. Does this ingredient contain gluten?

Autolysed yeast is generally accepted to be gluten free according to GlutenFreeLiving website.

Also, is it possible for there to be gluten on plastic utensils that have been used while cooking stuff with gluten in it? I used an old spatula to flip the turkey patty.

Yes, it is possible. If you are living in a "mixed" household, then you need to have your own gluten-free utensils and area that you can use so you do not accidently gluten yourself. What about the pan? Do you have gluten-free pans as well? If you use that pan to cook gluten pancakes and then something for yourself later on, chances are you will gluten yourself. You need your own set of tools and pans, to be safest, ok?

Also, yeast, soy and any diary can cause problems/reactions when you are early on into the diet. I usually advise people to go on a whole food and total elimination diet to help them pinpoint exactly what is bothering them now, and then try those products again one at a time in about 10 months to a year. Hope this helps, better late than never, lol!

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I have been staying away from it as I thought it was something we were not supposed to have.

There is so much conflicting information that makes this especially difficult.

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I think it would be important to inquire about the source of autolyzed yeast. For example, I am pretty sure that Vegemite contains autolyzed yeast that is made from brewer's yeast and is not considered gluten-free. While I don't know that autolyzed yeast is technically MSG it certainly behaves like it and can cause issues for those who are sensitive to MSG and isn't necessarily a gluten thing.

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I agree that besides plastic utensils harboring gluten, the autolyzed yeast can certainly be a problem. From what I've read, Free Glutamic Acid (which for all practical purposes is the same as MSG) plays a prominent role in the life of yeasts. Furthermore, it seems that the producers of such yeasts actually use glutamic acid to speed up the growth of the yeast. These are apparently some of the factors that make the yeast contain a particularly large amount of Free Glutamic Acid. That is why they add it to so many processed foods - it is a flavor enhancer, as is MSG. Both seem to produce the same effect, which is to overstimulate neurons in the brain, creating the illusion of lots of flavor. The problem is, that over-stimulation can actually kill said neurons, not to mention cause permanent damage to the hypothalamus and other areas of the brain, often leading to weight problems and other health issues. This fact is one of the reasons why MSG is implicated in the obesity epidemic. Interestingly, MSG feed rats become obese, and are then commonly used by drug companies to develop obesity drugs.

Anyway, people who are sensitive to MSG often find that they have similar trouble with the sort of yeasts being added to many processed foods. Check www.truthinlabeling.org for more info.

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I think the yeast is supposed to be gluten-free.......but I have found with the mess that my tummy has been in this last year after getting dx, that too much can bother my tummy.....esp if I haven't been taking my probiotics. That's something to think about, that yeast is hard on a tummy and maybe meanwhile someone else will pipe in and let us know if it's gluten-free for sure.

This post is a little old, so not sure i'm providing much help. I am also curious about this autolyzed yeast extract stuff and found something that says yeast extract contains barley, and therefore, does have gluten. I'm still confused though, because Swanson Natural Goodneess Chicken Broth has "autolyzed yeast extract", but their website says that it is gluten-free. Does the "autolyzed" make the yeast gluten free???

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Yeast extract is gluten-free, whether autolyzed or not.

Sometimes yeast that has been used in the process of making beer is used as a flavor. This will be labeled "brewer's yeast," and must be avoided.

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