List of Gluten Free Food Additives

July 13, 2010- Gluten is a type of protein found in cereals like rye, wheat, and barley. People with coeliac or celiac disease cannot have gluten due to the health risk involved in gluten for them. There are some other people like those suffering from dermatitis herpetiformis and wheat allergy who can not have gluten. So, gluten free diet is recommended for them. However, in this age of advanced food processing, gluten free food is not very easily available. From bread to cake and biscuits, everything might have some amount of gluten resulting from the ingredients used for making them. As food additives too are made from many natural as well as synthetic substances, there is always the danger of their containing gluten. However, there are many gluten free food additives too in the market, thanks to the flag bearers of the gluten free cause. This article contains the list of such gluten free food additives for the people who must avoid gluten in their diet.

Gluten Free Food Additives

Those who need gluten free diet but also are not willing to leave out the tasty processed food items, must carefully read this list of food additives that are gluten free and must also ensure to read the label of food package to avoid any chance of consuming gluten even in slightest amount that is present in the form of food additives. They must check with the manufacturers if required. Here goes the list of safe and gluten free food additives

  • Acacia Gum
  • Acesulfame K
  • Acesulfame Potassium
  • Acetanisole
  • Acetophenone
  • Acorn Quercus
  • Adipic Acid
  • Agar
  • Agave
  • Albumen
  • Alfalfa
  • Algae
  • Algin
  • Alginic Acid
  • Alginate
  • Alkalized Cocoa
  • Allicin
  • Alpha-amylase
  • Aspartame (can cause IBS symptoms)
  • Aspartic Acid
  • Aspic
  • Astragalus Gummifer
  • Autolyzed Yeast Extract
  • Avena Sativia (Oats3)
  • Avena Sativia Extract (from Oats3)
  • Avidin
  • Azodicarbonamide
  • Baking Soda
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Beeswax
  • Beans (Adzuki, Hyacinth, Lentil, Mung, Chickpea, Tepary)
  • Benzoic acid
  • Beta Glucan (from Oats3)
  • Betaine
  • Beta Carotene
  • BHA
  • BHT
  • Bicarbonate of Soda
  • Biotin
  • Butylated Hydroxyanisole
  • Butyl Compounds
  • Calcium Acetate
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Calcium Caseinate
  • Calcium Chloride
  • Calcium Disodium
  • Calcium Hydroxide
  • Calcium Lactate
  • Calcium Pantothenate
  • Calcium Phosphate
  • Calcium Propionate
  • Calcium Silicate
  • Calcium Sorbate
  • Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate
  • Calcium Stearate
  • Calcium Sulfate
  • Calrose
  • Cane Vinegar
  • Caprylic Acid
  • Carageenan Chondrus Crispus
  • Carboxymethyl Cellulose
  • Carmine
  • Carnauba Wax
  • Carob Bean Gum
  • Catalase
  • Cellulose1
  • Cellulose Ether
  • Cellulose Gum
  • Cetyl Alcohol
  • Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol
  • Choline Chloride
  • Chromium Citrate
  • Chymosin
  • Citric Acid
  • Citrus Red No. 2
  • Cochineal
  • Colloidal Silicon Dioxide
  • Copper Sulphate
  • Corn Gluten
  • D-Alpha-tocopherol
  • D-Calcium Pantothenate
  • Delactosed Whey
  • Demineralized Whey
  • Desamidocollagen
  • Dextran
  • Dextrose
  • Diglycerides
  • Dioctyl Sodium
  • Dioctyl Sodium Solfosuccinate
  • Dipotassium Phosphate
  • Disodium Guanylate
  • Disodium Inosinate
  • Disodium Phosphate
  • EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid)
  • Elastin
  • Ester Gum
  • Ethyl Alcohol
  • Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid
  • Ethyl Maltol
  • Ethyl Vanillin
  • Expeller Pressed Canola Oil
  • FD&C Blue No. 1 Dye
  • FD&C Blue No. 1 Lake
  • FD&C Blue No. 2 Dye
  • FD&C Blue No. 2 Lake
  • FD&C Green No. 3 Dye
  • FD&C Green No. 3 Lake
  • FD&C Red No. 3 Dye
  • FD&C Red No. 40 Dye
  • FD&C Red No. 40 Lake
  • FD&C Yellow No. 5 Dye
  • FD&C Yellow No. 6 Dye
  • FD&C Yellow No. 6 Lake
  • Ferric Orthophosphate
  • Ferrous Gluconate
  • Ferrous Fumerate
  • Ferrous Lactate
  • Ferrous Sulfate
  • Folic Acid-Folacin
  • Formaldehyde
  • Fructose
  • Fumaric Acid
  • Galactose
  • Gelatin
  • Glucoamylase
  • Gluconolactone
  • Glucose
  • Glucose Syrup
  • Glutamate (free)
  • Glutamic Acid
  • Glutamine (amino acid)
  • Glutinous Rice
  • Glycerides
  • Glycerin
  • Glycerol Monooleate
  • Glycol Monosterate
  • Glycol
  • Glycolic acid
  • Grape Skin Extract
  • Guar Gum
  • Gum Arabic
  • Gum Base
  • Gum Tragacanth
  • Honey
  • Hops
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Hydrolyzed Caseinate
  • Hypromellose
  • Alpha-lactalbumin
  • Aluminum
  • Amaranth
  • Ambergris
  • Ammonium Hydroxide
  • Ammonium Phosphate
  • Ammonium Sulphate
  • Amylose
  • Amylopectin
  • Annatto
  • Annatto Color
  • Anticaking agents┬álike E460 and E 551
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Arabic Gum
  • Arrowroot
  • Artichokes
  • Artificial Butter Flavor
  • Artificial Flavoring
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Illepe
  • Iodine
  • Inulin
  • Invert Sugar
  • Iron Ammonium Citrate
  • Isinglass
  • Keratin
  • K-Carmine Color
  • K-Gelatin
  • Lactalbumin Phosphate
  • Lactase
  • Lactic Acid
  • Licorice Extract
  • Lipase
  • Magnesium Carbonate
  • Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Magnesium Oxide
  • Maltodextrin
  • Maltol
  • Manganese Sulfate
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose
  • Milk Protein Isolate
  • Millet
  • Monocalcium Phosphate
  • Monoglycerides
  • Mono and Diglycerides
  • monosaccharides
  • Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
  • Niacin
  • Oleic Acid
  • Oleoresin
  • Olestra
  • Oleyl Alcohol/Oil
  • Orange B
  • Oryzanol
  • Palmitic Acid
  • Pantothenic Acid
  • Papain
  • Paprika
  • Paraffin
  • Peppers
  • Pepsin
  • Peru Balsam
  • Petrolatum
  • PGPR (Polyglycerol Polyricinoleate)
  • Phenylalanine
  • Phosphoric Acid
  • Phosphoric Glycol
  • Polydextrose
  • Polyethylene Glycol
  • Polyglycerol
  • Polyglycerol Polyricinoleate (PGPR)
  • Polysorbates
  • Polysorbate 60
  • Polysorbate 80
  • Potassium Benzoate
  • Potassium Caseinate
  • Potassium Citrate
  • Potassium Iodide
  • Potassium Lactate
  • Potassium Matabisulphite
  • Potassium Sorbate
  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
  • Quinoa
  • Riboflavin
  • Saffron
  • Sago
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Soba (be sure its 100% buckwheat)
  • Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate
  • Sodium Acetate
  • Sodium Alginate
  • Sodium Ascorbate
  • Sodium Benzoate
  • Sodium Caseinate
  • Sodium Citrate
  • Sodium Erythrobate
  • Sodium Hexametaphosphate
  • Sodium Lactate
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • Sodium Metabisulphite
  • Sodium Nitrate
  • Sodium Phosphate
  • Sodium Polyphosphate
  • Sodium Silaco Aluminate
  • Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
  • Sodium Sulphite
  • Sodium Stannate
  • Sodium Tripolyphosphate
  • Sorbic Acid
  • Sorbitan Monostearate
  • Sorbitol-Mannitol (can cause IBS symptoms)
  • Sorghum
  • Soy
  • Stevia
  • Subflower Seed
  • Succotash (corn and beans)
  • Tartaric Acid
  • Tartrazine
  • Thiamin Hydrochloride
  • Thiamine Mononitrate
  • Thiamine Hydrochloride
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Turmeric (Kurkuma)
  • TVP
  • Tyrosine
  • Vinegar (All except Malt)
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Vanilla Flavoring
  • Vitamin A (retinol)
  • Vitamin A Palmitate
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B-12
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E Acetate
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Xylitol
  • Yeast
  • Zinc Oxide
  • Zinc Sulfate

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