Starbucks Adds Gluten- Frappuccinos

I loved knowing that Starbucks was going to carry gluten-free treats for those on a gluten-free diet, gluten intolerant or who have celiac disease. I am celiac.

I also love how they will accommodate you by allowing you to read ingredients as well as substitute soy milk for milk in case you are dairy, lactose or casein sensitive or have an allergy. When I hear of a large company taking notice of the statistics of those in need of gluten-free foods and then catering to those needs- well thank you Starbucks! ….PAUSE…. DUMBFOUNDED…What did you say?…Excuuuuuse me, this can’t be. There must be a mistake. This is unbelievable.

OK, read it for yourself. Melissa Alison reveals the latest changes to the light Frappuccino- they ADDED gluten! Now are you thinking what I am thinking? Even my daughter asked me the obvious “Why, why would they ADD it with all they know!” That’s what I want to know- why?

Read for yourself that the new base mix for light Frappuccinos now includes gluten yet the regular Frappuccino base mix doesn’t have gluten listed in the ingredients, but is not designated gluten-free because of the risk of cross-contamination- read the full details:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/coffeecity/2011829401_new_frappuccino_recipe_deletes.html

Read, get informed and be very aware that things can change overnight- ingredients can change. Be aware, read your labels and stay in tune with changes of ingredients always for your safety and health.

Tina Turbin

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9 thoughts on “Starbucks Adds Gluten- Frappuccinos

  1. Not only does the frappucino base contain gluten but the chocolate chips used also contain gluten. For some reason Sbux uses chocolate chips that contain cookie bits…..does this make sense to anyone?

  2. I had no idea that the chocolate chips also had gluten in them! Thanks for letting me know I had no idea…why in the world would they use cookie bit chocolate chips..weird.

  3. ??? What are they thinking? I bet with enough complaints though we can do something about it. After all, they’ve really been so accomodating to us GFers when you think about it.

  4. I just found out the green tea frappuccinos have gluten in the syrup too 🙁 But i’m very confused because when I wrote and asked about the green tea frappuccinos they said they contained gluten in the syrup, but I just called and the woman I spoke with said all the syrups are gluten free??? Ugh.

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