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My sister is visiting and she just got this in her email, her son has severe allergies and I am posting it here for obvious reasons........

**THE FOOD ALLERGY & ANAPHYLAXIS NETWORK SPECIAL FOOD ALLERGY ALERT NOTICE**

WHEAT ALLERGY ALERT

November 12, 2007

Kellogg Company is recalling a limited number of Kellogg

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This cereal is not safe for celiacs it has malt in it. So it should be avoided anyway.

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malt flavoring is okay for celiacs as long as it is derived from corn, which most u.s. companies do, but to be certain you should call the company or go online.

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malt flavoring is okay for celiacs as long as it is derived from corn, which most u.s. companies do, but to be certain you should call the company or go online.

I think that you are confused between MALT and MALTODEXTRIN. Maltodextrin, which in the US is generally derived from corn. If it is not corn, it by law will be listed as "maltodextrin (wheat) on the ingredients disclosure or it will be listed in the allergen warning. It is not necessarily true for outside the US> :)

Malt is NOT gluten free. <_< Malt is barley derived.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malt

loco, thanks for posting. :)

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malt flavoring is okay for celiacs as long as it is derived from corn, which most u.s. companies do, but to be certain you should call the company or go online.

What??! :blink: We've been avoiding any cereal with malt flavoring in it. I think I will start calling though. My son had a box of gluten free sour gummy bears and I casually read the second ingredient line and it said malt flavoring. I nearly had a heart attack :o , but it was corn malt flavoring (the corn part was on the first line).

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This cereal is not safe for celiacs it has malt in it. So it should be avoided anyway.

Does anyone know if this is corn malt? I sure mix crispix cereal :unsure:

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Here's their ingredient list:

Ingredients

MILLED CORN, RICE, BROWN SUGAR, SALT, MALT FLAVORING, BAKING SODA, ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), IRON, NIACINAMIDE, TURMERIC COLOR, ZINC OXIDE, PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE (VITAMIN B6), RIBOFLAVIN (VITAMIN B2), THIAMIN HYDROCHLORIDE (VITAMIN B1), VITAMIN A PALMITATE, FOLIC ACID, VITAMIN B12 AND VITAMIN D.

Allergen Information

CORN USED IN THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS TRACES OF SOYBEANS.

I would bet the "malt flavoring" is barley-derived, which we all know does NOT have to be labeled as an allergen. Contact the company to be sure, but I certainly wouldn't eat it because of the malt

(not to mention the allergen statement says the corn used contains traces of soybeans too).

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..... The recalled cereal comes in a 12-oz. package .....

That's a very odd size package. Most cereals come in at least a 20 oz box unless it's those tiny little individual serving boxes.

Plus, I agree with the others, it has malt in it.

best regards, lm

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"malt flavoring is okay for celiacs as long as it is derived from corn, which most u.s. companies do, but to be certain you should call the company or go online."

This is WRONG, WRONG, WRONG. Virtually all malt in the U.S. food comes from barley.

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"malt flavoring is okay for celiacs as long as it is derived from corn, which most u.s. companies do, but to be certain you should call the company or go online."

This is WRONG, WRONG, WRONG. Virtually all malt in the U.S. food comes from barley.

that's what I thought too.

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