There’s a misconception about the terms “cross-contamination” and “cross-contact” among the gluten-free community.
Are oats gluten free? And, if they are gluten-free does that mean that they are safe for those with Celiac Disease? There are so much confusion and controversy around oats in the gluten-free community. This confusion and controversy are happening because of three reasons:
- Risk of cross-contact with gluten containing grains
- Individual variability
- Differing food labeling regulations
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you are following a gluten-free diet as a result of Celiac Disease, Non Celiac
Gluten Sensitivity, or an auto-immune disorder than you’ve come across this
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and moved on with your life. And the absolute worst case scenario is that you’ve
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