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Are gluten-free products safe for those with a wheat allergy?

 

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A gluten-free product may be safe for those who are allergic to wheat because the product should not contain wheat ingredients. However, because a product that is marketed as “gluten-free” must be free of rye and barley in addition to wheat, those who must avoid only wheat may be unnecessarily limiting their options. More important, people managing food allergies should never rely on a “free-from” label as a substitute for thoroughly reading a complete ingredient label.

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