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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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So today all I had to eat was a yogurt, some glutennfree chips, and two pieces of asparagus. My work uses smart balance on their veggies and I had two asparagus. I always eat the yogurt and chips without a problem. Half an hour after eating the veggies I broke out in a rash on my arm and got a severe stomach ache. Could it be the butter?

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Could it be cross-contamination? Do they use wheat flour in the that kitchen? If so, very likely to be cross-contamination in my opinion.

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So today all I had to eat was a yogurt, some glutennfree chips, and two pieces of asparagus. My work uses smart balance on their veggies and I had two asparagus. I always eat the yogurt and chips without a problem. Half an hour after eating the veggies I broke out in a rash on my arm and got a severe stomach ache. Could it be the butter?

Most likely not the Earth Balance it self, but others double dipping into the butter from a toast or breaded products.

I don't know your work set up so, I don't have too much to offer in specifics.

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