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Paper Straws - Should We Worry About Gluten?

Season 1, Ep. 1207

Paper straws are popular as we become more focused on sustainability. Podcast listener Stacy Wilz wondered if they're safe after seeing the question in a Facebook group.


Gluten Free Watchdog has tested paper straws in the past and has stated: “there is no evidence that paper straws contain wheat starch.”


Obviously, there are straws to avoid:

• Straws made from wheat or rye straw (these are the stems of the wheat or rye plant, the stem does not naturally contain gluten, however there is a very high risk of cross-contact, stay tuned for test results on wheat straws.)

• Pasta straws

• Cookie straws


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