The study that’s often pointed to as proof that there is gluten in beauty products simply looked at whether gluten in cosmetics is clearly labeled.
We separate the facts from the myths about celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and the gluten-free diet.
Myth: Most Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs Contain Gluten
Some drugs, both prescription and over-the-counter, do contain gluten and should be avoided on the gluten-free diet. But the number is actually quite small.
Myth: Wheat Cannot Be Used to Make an Ingredient in a Food That Is Labeled Gluten Free
Food and Drug Administration rules allow the use of ingredients made from a gluten-containing grain that has been processed to remove gluten.