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Allergen Statement from Smithfields Foods:

ALLERGY INQUIRIES:

Most of Smf products are gluten-free. Hams, Sausages, Bacon, Picnics, Loins-with the exception of honey, bbq marinated items and the HEB Private Label Honey Glazed Hams.

Products which do contain gluten.

Honey Barbecue Flavored Products

Precooked Beef Patties, Cheeseburger Patties, and Bacon Cheeseburger Patties

Precooked Entrees (Beef, Pork and Chicken)

Stuffed Pork Chops

Lykes Brand Red Hot (Sausage Product)

****** All of our spiral sliced hams and glazed hams (both honey glaze and

Brown sugar glaze) are gluten-free. *EXCEPT for HEB Private Label Glaze.

****** There is no gluten in the casing used on our hams or on any of

Our other products.

****** Natural Flavorings consist of Rosemary - no gluten.

****** Our pork broth consists of dehydrated, powdered pork stock with

Water, salt, sodium phosphate, potassium lactate, and natural

Flavorings (Rosemary).

Gluten if presented will be identified as wheat, rye, oats or barley.

MSG must be listed as Monosodium Glutamate on the ingredient statement.

Sausages do have whey protein and casinate derived from milk.

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Gluten if presented will be identified as wheat, rye, oats or barley.

This makes them one of the good guys.

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Thanks for posting, Lisa. Another 'safe' company to add to my growing list. :)

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Thanks for posting this info. :)

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