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Kellogg's Gluten-Free Rice Krispies - Buy The Right Box!

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Updated May 30, 2014

It's Easy To Get Confused! Make Sure You Choose The Correct Box
Kellogg's Gluten-Free Rice Krispies - Buy The Right Box!

Many people with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity rejoiced when cereal giant Kellogg's announced it would launch a gluten-free version of its very popular Rice Krispies cereal.

However, now that the new cereal is on store shelves, there's plenty of room for confusion. Kellogg's didn't replace its original Rice Krispies cereal (which contains barley malt) with the new gluten-free version; instead, it's marketing both, and most stores are selling both.

That means it's possible to choose the wrong product. I've heard reports that some people have in fact bought the wrong box (thinking mistakenly that the original Rice Krispies cereal is now gluten-free), and glutened themselves in the process.

Therefore, when you're shopping for Rice Krispies, make sure you choose the tan and blue box with the big "gluten-free" banner on it. Avoid the original blue box, since that cereal's not gluten-free.

Now that we have a gluten-free version of Rice Krispies, it's possible to make some classic recipes that rely on Rice Krispies. Here's a recipe for gluten-free Rice Krispies Treats.

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