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Hot Dogs, Sausages and Lunch Meats
If you often scrutinize the long ingredient lists on the labels of packaged meats, you're probably used to seeing ambiguous terms, such as "natural flavorings." This phrase isn't exactly code for "gluten," yet, says Cimperman, there's a good chance it applies to seasonings that could have gluten in them. Another place where you may find gluten in hot dogs, sausage and deli meats: binding agents (manufacturers sometimes use gluten, as well as other ingredients including potato starch and xanthan gum, to help foods hold their shape). Again, the gluten-free certification label is the best way to know if meat is safe to eat.