Why Gluten-Free Consumers Deserve Dedicated Gluten-Free Bakeries

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Dedicated gluten-free bakeries in Victoria, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands support celiacs!

Bake My Day outlet store in at 3030 Dogwood Road in Duncan and at retailers and farmer’s markets
Laughing Daughters’ Gluten Free Bakery Saturday Market on Salt Spring Island and various retailers
Let’s Eat Guilt-Free Bakery, Cafe & Deli at 435 Terminal Avenue North in Nanaimo and various retailers
Sante Gluten-Free Cafe at 2630 Quadra Street in Victoria
Wild Poppy Bakery and Bistro at 541 1st Ave in Ladysmith

Wheat-based bakeries advertising gluten-free that undertake third party laboratory testing to confirm their gluten-free products meet Health Canada* regulations of <20 ppm – and share those results with The Celiac Scene.

Portofino European Bakery available at retailers and restaurants

Wheat-based bakeries advertising gluten-free that do NOT share third party laboratory test results with The Celiac Scene:

Wheat Bakeries advertising gluten free
*As of August 4, 2012, section B.24.018 of the Food and Drug Regulations states that:

It is prohibited to label, package, sell or advertise a food in a manner likely to create an impression that it is a gluten-free food if the food contains any gluten protein or modified gluten protein, including any gluten protein fraction, referred to in the definition “gluten” in subsection B.01.010.1(1).

Subsection B.01.010.1(1) reads:

“gluten”

(a) any gluten protein from the grain of any of the following cereals or the grain of a hybridized strain created from at least one of the following cereals:

(i) barley,
(ii) oats,
(iii) rye,
(iv) triticale, or
(v) wheat, kamut or spelt; or

(b) any modified gluten protein, including any gluten protein fraction, that is derived from the grain of any of the cereals referred to in subparagraphs (a)(i) to (v) or the grain of a hybridized strain referred to in paragraph (a). (gluten)

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Gluten-free-friendly restaurants in Victoria • BlanshardCook-FairfieldDouglas StreetFernwoodFort StreetGovernment StreetHillsideInner HarbourJames BayOak BayQuadraRoyal Oak – BroadmeadUVic Or NEARBY in • Brentwood BayColwoodEsquimaltLangfordMetchosinSidneyView Royal On VANCOUVER ISLAND • Campbell RiverChemainusCobble HillComoxCoombsCourtenayCowichan BayDuncanLadysmithLake CowichanMill BayNanaimoNanoose BayParksvilleQualicum BeachPort RenfrewShawnigan LakeSookeTofinoUcluelet On the GULF ISLANDS • Cortes IslandGabriola IslandHornby IslandSalt Spring Island