Frequently Asked Questions about GF Oats:
Q. Are these oats gluten free?
A. These are the same oats sold and labelled as gluten-free in the USA, Canada, UK and parts of Europe
Q. Why aren’t these oats labelled
A. Due to restrictions in the current Australian labelling
Q. Aren’t oats naturally
A. Oats are generally contaminated at the farm level as farmers grow other
Q. Are these oats safe for Coeliacs?
A. These oats are grown and produced by the Smith family in Wyoming who are a family of Coeliacs, so
Q. Where are these oats grown and why can’t we grow them in Australia?
A. GK Gluten Free Foods imports the oats from GF Harvest in Wyoming, USA.
The Smiths maintain their own certified planting and seed and personally contract “Seedsman” who have now grown any wheat, rye or barley on their land for at least 2 years. They use harvesters for only or alternative non-gluten crops. Each field is completely walked at least six times during the growing season to make sure that no volunteer glutinous products are growing in the field.