Frequently Asked Questions About GF Oats

What is the difference between Oats labelled Wheatfree and GF Oats?

Read all about the different type of oats on the market here.

Why do you say in your Allergen Statement that your oats may contain gluten?

You will notice that in the Allergen section on our packaging that it says “contains cereal oats, may contain gluten”. We are forced to put this on our packaging as part of the Australian Food Standards and labelling laws with reference to oats, as no product that contains oats can be called gluten free in Australia. Sorry šŸ™
Please visit our Compliance page to view the gluten free tests we do on every batch we currently receive.

How do you know our Oats are Certified Organic?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Are GF Oats Anzac Biscuits approved by Veteran's Affairs?

Please read our blog about this here.

Are these oats gluten free?

These are the same oats sold and labelled as gluten-free in the USA, Canada, UK and parts of Europe.Ā However, we have our latest Gluten-Free Test results displayed under theĀ Compliance TabĀ with corresponding batch numbers to show you that these oats are tested to <3ppm.

Are these oats safe for Coeliacs?

These oats are grown and produced by the Smith family in Wyoming who are a family of Coeliacs, so the understand the disease, its complications and the need for a pure uncontaminated oats products that customers can trust… Please read more

Please refer to the lates Research update & statement by the Coeliac Society.

Why arenā€™t these oats labelled gluten free oats?

Due to restrictions in the current Australian labelling laws, we are unable to make a claim on packaging that any product containing oats are gluten-free. Ā However, we have our latest Gluten-Free Test results displayed under theĀ Compliance TabĀ with corresponding batch numbers to show you that these oats are tested to <3ppm.

Arenā€™t oats naturally gluten free?

Oats are generally contaminated at the farm level as farmers grow other gluten-containing grains and then use the same machinery in their processing, storing or carting.Ā Please refer to the statement released by the Coeliac Society.

Where are these oats grown and why canā€™t we grow them in Australia?

Read our blog on this HERE.

How do you test the oats to ensure they are free from the gluten found in wheat, rye and barley?

Great question, I did a whole blog on this.Ā You can read it hereā€¦

Are GF Oats sprayed or irradiated?
We are very excited to tell you that the entire range of GF Oats has no exposure to any chemicals at the farm level during processing or during the importation process.
As the oats are already processed and are not in their Raw seed form we are not required to adhere to any irradiation procedureĀ at customs. Read our Allergen Statement here.
What does low-gluten mean?

Great question, I tackled this question in a blog recently.Ā You can read it hereā€¦

GF Oats uses Batch numbers and Best Before Dates ā€“ what does that mean?
Please read our blog all about Batch Numbers and Best Before Dates HERE.
Can you show me a copy of the Food Labelling Standards for Australia?
Please read our blog about Food Labelling Standards for AustraliaĀ HERE.
Do you have any research references on oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
How do you make sure your oats are not contaminated?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Why may there be yellow flakes in my organic oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Why may seeds be present in some of the oat product?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Is Glyphosate used as a drying agent in the harvest process of the oats?
Please read our blog about the Glyphosate statementĀ HERE.
Why does Oat Purity matter?
Please read our blog about The Purity ProtocolĀ HERE.
How is it best to Store my GF Oats during the Summer Months?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
How do I make my own GF Oats ā€“ Oat Milk?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Do you have any smoothie recipes for me to try?
Yes we do! Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Can I improve my metabolism with Oats?
Yes, please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
How many years have you been importing Oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Traditional Rolled Oats VS Quick Oats - whats the difference?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
What is the difference between Raw Honey and Fake Honey
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
How do I tell if the product is vegan-friendly?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Are there unsafe chemicals found in GF Oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Do you have any tips for storing oats throughout the year?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
What is the difference between GF Traditional Oats and Certified Organic Oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
What are the benefits of buying Organic?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
How do I soak my Oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
How do I cook GF Oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Who grows the oats? - Meet The Growers
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Why canā€™t we grow Oats in Australia that tests nil gluten?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
What are the gluten free labelling laws in Australia?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
What is your Allergen Statement?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Why should we care about Organic Certifications?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Why are Organic Products more expensive?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Why would you choose Organic Oats?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.
Is GF Oats fundraising for Legacy?
GF Oats are proudly supporting Legacy. Please read our blog post about how we are supporting Legacy here.
What are the benefits of buying Organic Oats ?
Please read our blog about thisĀ HERE.

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