01 Sep '12, 8pm

Can %C2%93Gluten-Free%C2%94 Food Be Trusted?: And many of the products under 20 ppm, while technically “safe” fo...

Can %C2%93Gluten-Free%C2%94 Food Be Trusted?: And many of the products under 20 ppm, while technically “safe” fo...

Bad news for celiacs and people with gluten sensitivity. If you were excited about Domino’s new gluten-free pizza — it may or may not actually be gluten free. The thing is, the ingredients it’s made with should be totally safe for people with a gluten intolerance. The problem is that most restaurants have no idea how to avoid cross-contamination with products that contain wheat. Or they do, but it’s too much effort for them to make kitchens safe. And that’s dangerous if you have a real medical issue with gluten. Studies show that as little as 50 mg of gluten can cause physical damage to the intestines of people with celiac disease – that’s only 1/100th of a normal slice of bread. Even if a celiac patient doesn’t have a physical reaction at that level of exposure (it varies from person to person), it prevents healing of any past damage to the intestinal lining. And any trac...

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