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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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It's expired, a year old to date. Can I still use it?

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It's expired, a year old to date. Can I still use it?

It might be okay, but I am funny about expiration dates. I would not use it.

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I should of googled 1st. Thank you to all who reply to my posts, makes me feel loved.

I am using the pumpkin......

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I should of googled 1st. Thank you to all who reply to my posts, makes me feel loved.

I am using the pumpkin......

I've used expired things before....and would use it if it looked ok and smelled ok. If the can is not swollen or bulged at the top. Wouldn't serve it to anyone else, tho.

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I've used expired things before....and would use it if it looked ok and smelled ok. If the can is not swollen or bulged at the top. Wouldn't serve it to anyone else, tho.

GINSOU,

That was an excellent reminder, thank you. Actually, I am cooking for my dogs but I do taste everything. The dogs are my 1st tasters of anything. I'm super low salt & sugar so it works out fine.

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The date on most food products is not an expiration date, but a "best before" date. It is the date beyond which the manufacturer can not be sure it will still be in ideal condition. Consistency, color, taste may begin to change. It doesn't mean it is unsafe to use it.

True expiration dates are found on medications and supplements. These may lose efficacy beyond that date, and should not be used.

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