Gluten-free offerings: Grains of truth

Operators forced to weigh marketing benefits and customer health risks


Restaurants have marketed 
gluten-free menu items for years, but it wasn’t until May that such claims drew controversy. That’s when Domino’s Pizza unveiled a gluten-free crust it admitted may not be safe for those with severe gluten sensitivity.


Although the new crust was free of gluten-containing products, Domino’s said in disclaimers and a video on YouTube that cross-contamination migh

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