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Thanks for contacting us regarding our Fisherman’s Friend lozenges and their suitability for people who require a gluten free diet.
In answer to your question, Lofthouse of Fleetwood Ltd., who manufacture Fisherman’s Friend have confirmed to us that all Fisherman’s Friend lozenges and all of their ingredients are 100% gluten free.
The “dextrin” ingredient used in some varieties of Fisherman’s Friend is sourced from tapioca (gluten free) and the Original Extra Strong and Regular lozenges are dusted with corn starch (also gluten free).
In addition to being gluten free, all Fisherman’s Friend lozenges are:
- 100% vegetarian
- contain no egg or milk/dairy products
- Peanut and tree nut free
- Both Kosher and Halal approved (certificates available on request).
Yes, there are additional steps we take to reduce the risk of cross contamination. Our cookies are made from scratch, in small batch recipes, using only the best ingredients. We produce several varieties of cookies, all made with flour, with the exception of our new Gluten Free (G/F) Macaroon cookie. In an effort to reduce the risk of cross contamination our Macaroon G/F cookie is produced on a separate day than other variations. All surfaces are wiped down prior to production to eliminate or minimize any flour dust that may have settled over night. Our stores then receive the cookie dough and they hand scoop the cookie dough and bake fresh cookies throughout the day. The stores have been instructed to follow these guidelines: All Macaroon G/F cookies must be: scooped using a clean/sanitized cookie scoop; baked on a new silicon baking sheet with every tray that is baked; clean tongs or new disposable gloves must be worn when handling the Macaroon G/F cookie. Our stores are also instructed to inform all customers that we cannot 100% guarantee that our Macaroon G/F cookie has not come in contact with flour and, therefore, anyone with severe allergies to gluten should not purchase our cookies.Let us know if you've tried their macaroon yet!
|Gluten free aisle at Bulk Barn|
|Stocked shelves at Winners/ Home Sense|