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Aug 27, 2014

Does vex ruby grapefruit alcoholic beverage contain gluten

Does vex alcoholic beverage contain gluten

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Aug 27, 2014

Gluten free

Can u please help me can u find out is tooheys new is gluten free thanks also tooheys extra dry

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Aug 27, 2014


Hi is there a whiskey my Dad can drink that's yeast and gluten free? His fav whiskey is Forty Creek. Thanks,

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Aug 27, 2014

GF Fryer

If a commercial fryer is cleaned well and boiled out would it be save to turn into a GF free fryer moving forward? How many parts or traces of gluten

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Aug 27, 2014

Imitation crab gluten free?

I'am new to gluten free and wondering if any of these ingredients are not safe :Fish meat(threadfin bream), water, modified tapioca starch, egg white,

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Aug 27, 2014

Is this contaminated?

Hi. My husband cooked up three boneless, skinless chicken breasts, in the same bakeware. He poured dressing over all three pieces and then, forgetting

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Aug 27, 2014

total hysterectomy

I had severe abdominal pain when I was 14. The OB/Gyn found mild endometriosis. For the next 16 years I went through 8 abdominal sugeries including a total

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Aug 27, 2014


Two excellent gf dinner salads and gf dressings. Also both their vanilla and chocolate custards as well as their hot fudge sauce! :-D

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Aug 27, 2014

I love gluten but gluten hates me!

I am 49 years old and I have celiac since I was at least five year old! I have struggle all my life. I always have been ashame of my condition. I have

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Jan 07, 2014

Achy joints

Just diagnosed with Celiacs , I have had severe problems for six months. Stomach seems to be getting better but every joint in my body aches often, very

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Jan 02, 2014


I was just diagnosed with celiacs. I have none of the usual symptoms. My doctor tested me because I was low Vit D and have a bit of osteoporosis. Is

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Jan 02, 2014

are tooheys apple cider gluten free

is tooheys apple cider gluten free ..

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Jul 14, 2013

gluten allergy

Hi there! First off, thank you so much for your wonderful website. I appreciate the time and details you provided. I had never heard of CD until recently,

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May 30, 2013

Swim in Pond

Can a celiac toddler swim in a large pond treated with barley straw to control algae?

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May 07, 2013

diagnosed two months ago

I am gluten free. I seem to come right for about four days then am really sick again for a couple of days. I am eating the same food and know its not

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May 07, 2013

Research Summary

My instructor for school wants us to post a summary of our research papers. so here it goes.... Celiac Disease is a growing disease, It can be hard to

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May 07, 2013

Is Godiva chocolate or white chocolate liqueur gluten free

Is Godiva chocolate or white chocolate liqueur gluten free

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May 01, 2013

New mom, vegetarian with Celiacs disease & severe symptoms.

My symptoms were brutal and horrifying. Clumps of hair falling out, my molars were loose and trying to fall out, extreme fatigue, joint pain, migraines,

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Apr 21, 2013

Domino's Pizza

I am a pizza fanatic and when I found out I had celiac disease I was sick...literally. I had tried Mellow Mushroom and it was okay. I figured I would

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Apr 09, 2013

O'Donnell's Irish Cream

I can't find anything relating to O'Donnell's Irish Cream. Is it gluten free? MANY thanks in advance! Response: I'm also having trouble confirming if

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Mar 24, 2013


I have recently been diagnosed with celiac. I am starting the paelo diet anyone else tried it?

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Mar 15, 2013

Just Diagnosed

Hello, my name is Tarron, I'm sixteen, I live in Alaska and I was just diagnosed last January with CD, I need advice on how to work on school lunches,

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Feb 27, 2013

Naked Pizza

Naked Pizza has a gluten-free crust. Obviously it has a chance for cross-contamination because they use wheat in other products, but they make an effort

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Feb 12, 2013

Pre mixed - Canandian Club

Was just wondering if pre mixed canadian clubs drinks are gluten free or not? Cheers.

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Jan 31, 2013



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Jan 02, 2013

Red wines vs white

I have had many the gluten reaction to different wines. I have found that reds are mostly out of the question since they we aged in porous oak barrels.

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Nov 29, 2012

Soap etc.

Do you have recommendations for laundry detergent, dryer sheets, body wash, shampoo, or other personal care items? Very few common brands listed in the

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Nov 19, 2012

Schnapps--is Dubouchett butterscotch schnapps gluten free? I am fearful of drinking anything after a very scary reaction to Absolute Vodka recently.

Need info about DuBouchett butterscotch schnapps? Website owner response: Sorry I couldn't find anything on the internet indicating either way? Maybe

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Nov 15, 2012

Diagnosed but showing no signs

My child was recently diagnosed with Celiac. She is showing no signs at all. As we make our home a gluten free home, what happens as she visits other

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Sep 23, 2012

Five Guys.

Five Guys - great burgers! Everything there is gluten-free except for the buns and malt vinegar. Great about being careful not to contaminate.

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Sep 19, 2012

Cooking for both Gluten and Gluten Free

We found out a member of our family needs to eat gluten free. I am confused about cooking. You gave an example of making pasta separately - does this

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Sep 15, 2012

wheat gluten vs other grain gluten

I have been told that any type of grain contains gluten. So, sometimes things that say they are gluten free are not. They are just not made from wheat.

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Aug 30, 2012

What vodka coolers are made from potatoes?

I am allergic to gluten, dairy, wheat, buckwheat, and cochineal red food dye... I have reacted to vodka made from grain and so I stay away from it, but

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Aug 23, 2012

Maggie's Journey

I am 68 y ears old, and my celiac disease was diagnosed when I was three months old. From what my mother told me, I had persistent diarrhea that was foamy

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Aug 23, 2012

acid reflux

Ihad nausea to the max and almost vomited many times. Tums would never help my problem. Doc said I had acid reflux. I even thought I had reflux because

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Aug 23, 2012

Viral, viral, viral

I had never really had any stomach issues that would shed any light on my celiac disease. Then on August 23, 2011, I woke up in the morning and had diahera.

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Aug 23, 2012

Celiac Disease - so what!

2 months ago I was diagnoced with celiac disease. I was revealed - finally I can start to recover and be followed up by my doctor, I thought. My expectations

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Aug 09, 2012

Finally diagnosed at 44 years old

I too had symptoms from early childhood, I was misdiagnosed as having a cow's milk allergy - and was given goats milk as an infant. Suffered with anemia

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Jul 30, 2012

Celebrities w/ Celiac

Deborah Ann Woll (Jessica in True Blood

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Jul 30, 2012

i think my son may be celiac

he is 22months old has always been a baby that spews alot and still does. he gets diahorea alot and also pains in his belly espesially of a night he still

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Jul 04, 2012

Study about Infant vaccinations and Celiac Disease

Study finds infant vaccinations is not to blame for celiac disease.

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Jul 04, 2012

GLuten free pasta made with bananas?

Read article about using bananas for gluten free pasta

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Jul 04, 2012

Gluten Free Olympic Pole Vaulter

Good article about Jenn Suhr an Olympic Pole Vaulter who has has celiac disease.

May 15, 2012

Is Guinness gluten free?

I recently have had an allergic reaction and one of the products that I was consuming was Guinness Draught beer (in a can). I am wondering if the reaction

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Apr 29, 2012

vodka coolers

Is vex vodka coolers gluten free? Steve's response: I could not find the ingredients? But be careful with flavored alcohol beverages like because sometimes

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Apr 28, 2012

vodka cruiser

does anybody know if vodka cruiser sugar free is ok to drink with gluten alergy? than

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Apr 25, 2012

Hidden Valley Salad Dressing Gluten Free Labels

Click the link and read about new gluten free labeling from the makers of Hidden Valley Salad Dressing!

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Apr 24, 2012


Are cosmopolitan drinks gluten free? Steve's response Cosmos have vodka, triple sec and cranberry juice. Both alcohols are listed as being gluten free

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Apr 24, 2012

mellow mushroom!

i have been celiac for a while and could never find a good pizza that was gf. now mellow mushroom prepares an amazing gf pizza not as good as normal pizza

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