Many Questioning the Safety of Gluten-Free Cheerios
The safety of gluten-free Cheerios continues to be a hot topic in the gluten-free community. Due to consumer complaints, the FDA will investigate whether Cheerios cereal meets the requirements for a food carrying the gluten-free label.
Read about it here: http://www.glutenfreeliving.com/blog/gluten-free-cheerios/
In addition to the FDA review, many in the gluten-free community have expressed concern over the safety of Cheerios marked “gluten-free.”
Erin Smith from Gluten-Free Fun spoke with General Mills
Her impressions about the safety of gluten-free Cheerios: http://glutenfreefun.blogspot.com/2015/09/cheerios-update-phone-call-with-general.html
Johnna from In Johnna’s Kitchen created a map of possible gluten reactions to gluten-free Cheerios
View the full map here: http://injohnnaskitchen.com/2015/09/dear-general-mills-about-your-gluten-free-cheerios/
(Note: Due to this new information, I’ve updated my review of gluten-free Cheerios, as I no longer feel comfortable with the product.)
New Blood Test Possibly to Replace Endoscopy in Celiac Disease Diagnosis
Researchers have developed a blood test which may provide a celiac diagnosis without requiring an endoscopy.
Udi’s Discontinuing Direct Sales
Udi’s Gluten-Free announced that it will no longer offer direct online ordering. From their email:
Thank you for being such an incredible Udi’s fan! We value and appreciate you taking the time to order from our website and wanted to let you know of a small change regarding your future purchases.
To provide you with the highest quality products possible, we will no longer offer online ordering through our website (www.udisglutenfree.com) effective 11/12/15. This change will help decrease your shipping costs, remove excess product handling, and provide you with an overall fresher product!
Don’t worry! You can still get your favorite Udi’s products at your local store and online at places like Amazon.com and GlutenFreePalace.com.