Gluten contamination in the Canadian commercial oat supply

  title={Gluten contamination in the Canadian commercial oat supply},
  author={T. B. Koerner and Chantal Cl{\'e}roux and Christine Poirier and Isabelle Cantin and A. Alimkulov and H. Elamparo},
  booktitle={Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment},
A growing body of evidence suggests that a majority of people with celiac disease and on a gluten-free diet can safely consume pure oats in moderate amounts; however, previous studies have indicated that the commercial oat supply in other countries, and in Canada to some extent, is contaminated with other grains. This study has confirmed that the commercial oat supply in Canada is heavily contaminated with gluten from other grains. Approximately 88% of the oat samples (n = 133) were… CONTINUE READING
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