sorry. I hate when that happens. Thank you for sharing and creating awareness for others.
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So glad that I don't drink coffee and you also have to read the labels to the teas too because some of them have gluten in them too. Don't know why but they do.
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Thanks for the warning. They really should have that posted in the store or on a menu somewhere. I think I would mention it or send an e-mail to the company to try and prevent someone else from that experience. (I have a Starbucks gift card that I was given. I think I will re-gift it to someone who is not gluten sensitive.)
whats even worse since they only rinse out the blenders between drinks there is a high chance of cross contamination to any blended drink. I don't drink coffee and when I get a gift card there I've gotten blended drinks in the past, not any more!
I just had my first GF contamination! And I didn't even know it till now!
A weekish ago I went to Starbucks and got one of their new make your own Frappachinos. Because I'm not drinking caffeine, I got decaf, because I'm trying to reduce calories and fat, I got the light and skim milk options. Then I made sure to only get the tall (small size), I thought I was doing quite well!! I never even thought to be concerned about gluten too!
We went over to the grocery store and about halfway through the store, I was hit with a massive headache, what I was guessing would be a migraine. I thought they must have given me fullcaf rather than decaf and it was a shock to my uncaffinated system. By the time I got home I was in bad shape and took some pain killers and drank a half litre of water, and had to lay down.
Just now, I have learned that all the light Frappichino syrups contain gluten!! I can't even imagine what small amount was present in my little drink! But it hurt so much!
I can't think now if I had any tummy symptoms or felt anything else. I didn't even guess at a GF contamination!! gosh!
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