Difference Between Gluten Cross Contamination and Cross Contact?


When you’re reading up on the gluten-free lifestyle, or eating out at a gluten-free restaurant, you’ll often see or hear the words, “gluten cross-contamination vs cross-contact”, but what does it mean?

What Is Cross-Contamination?

Gluten-free cross-contamination/celiac cross-contamination is a term often used to describe when gluten-containing foods come into contact with gluten-free foods.

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When foods that are free from gluten come into contact with gluten-containing foods, this is when cross-contact occurs. Cross contact can happen almost anywhere.

Cross Contact

How to destroy gluten protein is a question that you’ll probably be asking if this is all new to you. My husband isn’t gluten intolerant, so there is often gluten particles in our kitchen at home.

Tips For A Gluten-Free Kitchen

Here are some tips to make life easier: * No double-dipping * Have Separate Areas * Buy Extras * Awareness.

How To Clean Gluten Off Surfaces and Kitchenware

Once you have a routine in place, it’s very simple to keep your kitchen sparkling and free from any gluten protein. Let’s take a closer look at how to clean each part of your kitchen.

Ranch Dressing – Does It Contain Gluten?

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Reducing Cross Contact

These suggestions are ones in an ideal world. We don’t all have the facilities and space for everything to be the way we’d like it. But just do as much as you can, with the space you have.

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