Cereal Including Gluten

There are 3 different medical conditions.

Wheat Intolerance, Wheat Allergy, Coeliac Disease

Allergic reactions to wheat and other cereals are most commonly in infants and usually resolves within the first several years of life.

This list is a guidance, included in this list is possible allergen, please check labels.

You may be allergic to traces of amount of the allergen, below are a few statements companies use to make you aware that the allergen is used onsite or on the same machinery. If your food allergy is severe, please look for the following statements on food labelling to avoid anaphylaxis by cross contamination. Also, be aware that companies do not have to put this statement on their labels by law, if you have a reaction to a product, avoid using that food product in the future. It might be worth to contact the company if you have had a reaction, and there is no allergen or Precautionary Allergen Labelling. Contacting the company, they can check their safety onsite, or they find an ingredient has been put in error into the food product and put a food recall in place.

If you are uncertain about a product contact the company to clarify before using the food product.

  • May contain.
  • Produced in a factory.
  • May contain X.
  • Not suitable for someone with X allergy

Foods from abroad has been included in this list, this is for guidance for the traveller.

Consumer understanding of new labelling terms for foods marketed for people with gluten intolerance Food Standards Agency

If you would like food recall alerts directly sent to your email, please use the contact page you will be added to the next food recall alert. Please check the GDPR page, to see how your details are stored.

Drinks 
Ales
Beers
Bottled wine coolers
Coffee substitutes
Commercial chocolate milk
Drink mixes
Instant drink mixes
Lagers
Malt, malted milk
Malted drinks
Milkshakes
Premade coffee drinks
Stouts
Foods 
All-purpose flour
Artificial flavouring, natural flavouring
Atta (chapati flour)
Atta flour
Bagels
Baked goods, e.g., breads, breadcrumbs, cakes, cereals, cookies, crackers, donuts, muffins, pasta, baking mixes
Baking mixes/powder
Barley malt extract (some breakfast cereals containing barley malt extract are suitable
Battered fried foods
Binders and fillers in processed meat, poultry, and fish products
Biscuits
Bran or wheat bran
Bread — any type made with white flour,
Breadcrumbs
Breakfast cereal
Brewer’s Yeast
Buckwheat flakes or flour
Bulgar wheat
Bulhar
Burghul
Cakes, donuts, muffins
Canned soups/stocks
Caramel colour
Cereal bars
Cereal extract
Cheesecake filling
Chicken and beef broth
Chips
Chocolate bars
Communion/altar bread and wafers
Corn chips
Corn, corn flour, Maize,
Cornflour (from wheat)
Couscous
Cracker meal
Crackers
Creamed veggies
Crisps
Croutons
Crumbed foods
Deli meats, hot dogs, and surimi
Dextrin
Doughnuts
Dumplings
Durum
Durum wheat
Edible starch
Egg substitutes
Eggs served at restaurants – pancake batter put into scrambled eggs or omelettes
Einkorn, emmer, farina, graham, kamut,
Emmer (also known as faro)
Energy bars
Enriched flour, white flour, whole-wheat flour
Falafel
Farina
Farina Fu (a dried gluten product made from wheat and used in some Asian dishes
Flatbread
Flavoured tofu
Flavouring (natural/artificial)
Flour — all purpose, bread, bromated, club, common, durum
Flour tortillas
Food starch*, gelatinized starch,
French fries
Fried foods
Fu
Gelatinised starch
Gelatinised starch, modified starch, modified food starch
Glucose syrup
Gluten — wheat gluten, vital gluten, vital
Gnocchi
Graham flour, high gluten flour, high protein flour
Ground, self-rising, unbleached, white,
High-gluten flour, high protein flour
HVP (hydrolysed vegetable protein) fillers
Hydrolysed plant protein
Ice cream
Ice cream cones
Icing sugar
Imitation bacon
Instant dessert mixes
Kamut® — khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat (commercially known as Kamut®)
Liquorice
Lollies
Maida, semolina, spelt, triticale, triticum
Malt, malt extract
Modified food starch
Maltodextrin
Marshmallow
Matzo — Matzo meal (also spelled as Mazoh)
Meat/seafood substitutes
Millet grains/flakes/flour
Modified food starch,
Modified starch
Monosodium glutamate, MSG
Muffins
Multigrain or wholemeal foods
Natural flavourings
Noodles, pasta
Oats (check)
Oil, wheat protein isolate, wheat starch,
Pancakes/waffles
Pastries
Pastry/tarts
Pearl barley
Pie fillings and puddings
Pies
Pizza
Plain, soft wheat, steel ground, stone
Polenta
Potato bread
Potato flour
Pre seasoned meats
Pretzels
Processed cheese
Processed meats
Protein, instant pastry, phosphated,
Puddings
Quinoa
Rice grains/flakes/flour
Rusks
Rye
Sago
Seitan
Self-basting poultry
Semolina
Semolina wheat
Snack foods
Snack mixes
Soups
Soy flakes or flour
Spelt (dinkel, farro)
Starch (e.g., modified, vegetable,
Stuffing 
Surimi
Tabouleh
Textured vegetable protein
Triticum aestivum
Triticale
Triticum
TV Dinners
Unbleached flour
Wrap
Condiments
Gravy mixes, bouillon cubes
Malt flavouring
Malt syrup
Malt vinegar
Marinades
Mayonnaise
Mustard
Prepared ketchup and mustard
Salad dressings
Sauces
Sauces made a roux
Sauces, like chutney and tamari
Sauces/gravy mixes
Seasonings, natural flavouring (from malt, wheat)
Soy sauce, shoyu, tamari, teriyaki sauce
Stock cubes
Oral medication
Herbal supplements
Medications
Vitamins

This information is only given as guidance and not extensive. Information to be used at individual’s responsibility. Always read the label. Always seek medical advice.

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