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Gluten in cosmetics?? Where else is gluten hiding?

November 3, 2011

Have you seen the latest headlines on cosmetics exposing gluten to celiac sufferers?  Well, it caught our eyes, so we decided to see what folks were saying around the web.

This got us thinking, what other non-food items contain gluten?  One big culprit – our gluten-eating friends!  It’s so easy to forget that their kitchens are not gluten-sanitized like our own. Yes, those yummy gluten-free muffins they made might look and taste so delicious, but did they make sure to use a new pan after they made the original gluten containing batch? Ahh…

Then there’s medications, sauces, deep-fryers, toasters, candy…

We found the following articles to help you out.

And play-dough! This can be a risk for kids with celiac disease.  Lucky for us, there are mulitple gluten-free play-dough recipes on the web.  Check out this one from

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