Unsafe Foods List

Unsafe Foods

Below is a short list of non-gluten free foods – if we missed something obvious or important please let us know. Items marked with a * are usually easy to find in a gluten free formulation.

Barley Grass
Barley Malt
Beer*
Bleached Flour
Bran
Bread Flour
Brewer’s Yeast
Brown Flour
Bulgur Wheat
Common Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Cookie Crumbs
Cookie Dough
Cookie Dough Pieces
Couscous
Disodium Wheatgermamido Peg-2 Sulfosuccinate
Durum wheat (Triticum durum)
Edible Coatings
Edible Films
Edible Starch
Enriched Bleached Flour
Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour
Enriched Flour
Germ
Graham Crackers
Graham Flour
Granary Flour
Groats (barley, wheat)
Hard Wheat
Hordeum Vulgare Extract
Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Kamut (Pasta wheat)
Kluski Pasta
Malt
Malted Barley Flour
Malted Milk
Malt Extract
Malt Syrup
Malt Flavoring
Malt Vinegar
Matza
Matzah
Matzo
Orzo Pasta
Pasta*
Pearl Barley
Perungayam
Rice Malt (if barley is used)
Roux (sauce)
Rye
Semolina
Soba Noodles*
Soy Sauce*
Soup* (packaged or canned)
Stock* (chicken, beef, etc., packaged or canned)
Spelt (Triticum spelta)
Sprouted Wheat or Barley
Stearyldimoniumhydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Suet in Packets
Tabbouleh
Teriyaki Sauce*
Timopheevi Wheat (Triticum timopheevii)
Triticale X triticosecale
Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Flour Lipids
Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract
Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil
Udon (wheat noodles)
Unbleached Flour
Vavilovi Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Vital Wheat Gluten
Wheat Amino Acids
Wheat Bran Extract
Wheat Durum Triticum
Wheat Germ Extract
Wheat Germ Glycerides
Wheat Germ Oil
Wheat Germamidopropyldimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Wheat Grass (can contain seeds)
Wheat Nuts
Wheat Protein
Wheat Triticum aestivum
Wheat Triticum Monococcum
Wheat (Triticum Vulgare) Bran Extract
Worcestershire sauce

Possibly Unsafe Foods

Below is a short list of foods that may or may not be gluten free – depending on where and how they were manufactured. It’s best to check with the manufacturer to ensure the safety of any item in question. If we missed something obvious or important please let us know.

Artificial Colouring2
Baking Powder2
Clarifying Agents2
Dry Roasted Nuts2
Emulsifiers2
Enzymes2
Packaged Gravy2
Ground Spices2
Hydrolyzed Wheat Gluten2
Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein2
Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein Pg-Propyl Silanetriol2
Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch2
Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate2
Hydroxypropylated Starch2
Miso2
Non-dairy Creamer2
Pregelatinized Starch2
Soba Noodles2
Soy Sauce2
Soy Sauce Solids2
Spices and seasonings2
Sphingolipids2
Stabilizers2
Starch1, 2
Stock Cubes2
Suet2
Vegetable Broth2
Vegetable Gum2
Vegetable Protein2
Vegetable Starch2
Vitamins2

1) If this ingredient is made in North America it is likely to be gluten-free.

2) Can utilize a gluten-containing grain or by-product in the manufacturing process, or as an ingredient.