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 🙁
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?
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. However, we have our latest Gluten-Free Test results displayed under the Compliance Tab 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
Why aren’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. However, we have our latest Gluten-Free Test results displayed under the Compliance Tab with corresponding batch numbers to show you that these oats are tested to <3ppm.
Aren’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. Please refer to the statement released by the Coeliac Society.
Where are these oats grown and why can’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. You can read it here…
Are GF Oats sprayed or irradiated?
What does low-gluten mean?
Great question, I tackled this question in a blog recently. You can read it here…