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Celiac Foundation's gluten-free expo: Waffles you want to eat, nutty bars and more
Celiac Foundation's gluten-free expo: Waffles you want to eat, nutty bars and more

Fruit doesn’t have gluten; potato chips usually don’t either. But at the Celiac Disease Foundation’s annual conference and product expo over the weekend, Frito-Lay and Dole had tables and offered samples. Remember when grapefruit was labeled as fat free? The idea is either clever marketing or consumer education, depending on the perspective. Frito-Lay in 2012 began to test and certify products that had no gluten -- protein found in wheat, barley and rye and a substance that people with the autoimmune condition celiac disease must avoid. In addition, many people -- as many as one in three in this country -- say they feel better when they don’t eat it. ...

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