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What food ingredients are associated with wheat allergy?

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If you see any of these listed on a label, the food may have wheat in it:

  • Gelatinized starch
  • Gluten or vital gluten
  • Hydrolyzed vegetable protein
  • Natural flavoring
  • Starch, modified starch, modified food starch
  • Vegetable gum or starch

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Wheat Allergy."

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: "Wheat."

Food Allergy Initiative: "Wheat Allergy."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on May 07, 2019

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Wheat Allergy."

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: "Wheat."

Food Allergy Initiative: "Wheat Allergy."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on May 07, 2019

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