Category Archives: Cross Contamination

What Is Cross Contamination?

WHAT IS CROSS CONTAMINATION? Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase cross contamination. It’s commonly used in reference to food contamination with bacteria, for example, not using a clean cutting board to cut vegetables after cutting raw chicken. This type of cross contamination in a cooking space can put you at risk of foodborne illness or food […]

Is There Gluten in My Medication?

Medicine cross contaminated with gluten

How Can You Tell if There is Gluten In Your Medicine? Seems like gluten is everywhere! But is gluten in your medication? There might be. Gluten is a common filler in many prescription and over the counter medications. A recent research report found that almost 20% of medicine contained gluten. The study also found that […]

Are Cheerios Gluten Free?

Gluten Free Cheerios Recalled for Contamination of Wheat Gluten Free Cheerios? General Mills issued a voluntary recall of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios this week. The following was taken directly from Cheerios.com’s website after their “gluten free” factory was contaminated with wheat. “We are embarrassed & sorry to share an incident that occurred at our […]