Safeway Gluten-Free Product List

One of our members has gotten this reply from Safeway re GF products!


From: Canada Safeway Web Comments
Sent: February-09-10 4:22 AM

Thank you for contacting us with your request for a gluten-free list of our products. We appreciate the opportunity to respond. Our suppliers have confirmed the following products as gluten-free.
If you have any questions on our products that are not listed below, please call us at 1-800-922-6716.

Remember Select in a  brand name:

  • all rice cakes
  • generic fruit snacks,
  • Safeway white and fruit marshmallows,
  • generic chips – ripple and plain only,
  • southwest salsa ,
  • all Safeway ready to serve pudding cup
  • all Empress jams,
  • Safeway mincemeat, regular and w/ brandy,
  • Select bacon,
  • Safeway packaged ham slices (375g),
  • Primo Taglio deli meats,
  • honey maple turkey and ham,
  • sundried tomato turkey,
  • pepper coated salami,
  • black forest ham,
  • all packaged lunch meat except for sliced roast beef,
  • barbecued chickens from the deli (ready to serve- regular and lemon herb),
  • Safeway 4kg boneless, skinless, seasoned chicken breast (frozen),
  • Select all beef and regular franks,
  • all Safeway Select ham halves,
  • Safeway sockeye salmon,
  • canned tuna,
  • baking powder,
  • Safeway baking powder,
  • Safeway Cornstarch,
  • artificial almond extract ,
  • peanut butter,
  • shredded coconut,
  • Safeway chocolate chips,
  • Safeway soya sauce
  • artificial and pure vanilla extract,
  • all pie fillings except pumpkin,
  • all pure spices including (whole black pepper, bay leaves, chili powder, onion powder, onion salt, garlic powder, garlic salt, poultry seasoning, ground cumin, ground oregano, curry powder, minced onion, dill weed, thyme, basil, lemon pepper spice, Italian seasoning, cinnamon, marjoram, sesame seeds, nutmeg, cloves, rosemary, paprika, ginger, dry mustard, barbecue spice, allspice),
  • candied cherries and fruit peels,
  • Lucerne cottage cheese ,
  • Lucerne grated parmesan cheese (cannister),
  • Lucerne and Safeway Select egg nogs,
  • all Lucerne sour cream,
  • Lucerne cheesetime – regular and light,
  • all Lucerne/Select yogurt,
  • all Lucerne shredded cheese blends (400g/800g packs),
  • evaporated milk,
  • Select pizza sauce,
  • Select pasta sauces in glass jars,
  • Safeway spaghetti sauce (canned),
  • prepared mustard, Dijon mustard,
  • Safeway home style soups,
  • Chicken Corn Chowder and Clam Chowder,
  • frozen French fries , hash brown, and tater treats ,
  • Safeway instant mashed potatoes,
  • Safeway dark red kidney beans,
  • Safeway beans in tomato sauce,
  • canned mushrooms,
  • all canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato paste,
  • all pickles except hamburger relish,
  • Safeway apple juice (cartons from concentrate),
  • Safeway frozen juices,
  • Edwards Coffee,
  • Safeway Nutritional shakes,
  • all Select pop,
  • Select European café style dark chocolate cocoa,
  • lemon iced tea mix,
  • apple sauce,
  • Safeway regular strength sinus pain/nasal congestion relief caplets,
  • all Safeway Ibuprofen, and;
  • Safeway acetaminophen w/ codeine and caffeine (bar code 58200 00291).
We hope the information will be helpful. If you would like to discuss this further, please call our toll free number at 1-800-723-3929 and reference contact I.D. 16225858. One of our associates will be happy to assist you.
We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you for shopping at Safeway.
Sincerely, Safeway Customer Service Team
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7 thoughts on “Safeway Gluten-Free Product List

  1. I googled to start my long search for gluten free ham that I could purchase at my local store, Safeway. I was directed to your site, and VOILA!!! it was all there and more! Thank you thank you thank you thank you!! It was wonderful to have a list of everything it makes shoppingmuch much easier and I also can purchase more things. Thank you again!!! This is a wonderful surprise and treat!

    Keep up the great work!!
    I have been a shopper with Safeway for over 30 years and was once an employee, and I always found and still find Safeway above the rest in all departments.

    Warmly,
    Zoe
    Fort Mcmurray, AB

  2. Why is soya sauce listed, when it contains wheat? Yes, there are some special types that don’t contain wheat, but that’s not the case for most. How accurate are these other items if an error that big has been made?

    • Thanks for the comment Ella. The list on our site was provided by Safeway directly. As with any list, users should use their own discretion as to what they try. For example, I’ve had issues with supposedly gluten-free grains, but as they were processed in a location that also processes wheat , I won’t chance it anymore.

      As for soy, from this list Safeway says they are gluten-free. Has anyone else reading this post tried Safeway soy to share their experience with it?

  3. I was wondering if this list still applies, it is 2011, and I haven’t been able to call. Do you think that all of this is still gluten free?

    • Thanks for the prompt Delaney. We have not received any updates from Safeway since this was posted nor does Safeway have a gluten-free product listing on its web site. I’ll try and call the number and see if I can get an update.

      Having said that, whether it is on this list or not, we must always check the label, even if it is a known item as manufacturers, including Safeway Select, can change their ingredients without warning.

      We are pleased that by August 2012 all food product manufacturers (except for beer) must list key allergens on all their products, including gluten. I’ve noticed that some are already complying.

      I hope this helps! In the meantime, I would continue to use the above list as a guideline but check the label to make sure. Many food products have 1-800 numbers on them so you can phone from the store to double check.

  4. looking for gluten free bread called ener gy bread made with tapioca flour and sold at safeway in bc. anyone know of this??

  5. I wish our Safeways in Regina and Saskatoon knew more about this. They are so vague about these products I hesitate to purchase them. I am still looking for a gluten free turkey. While I was directed to the deli meats and the actual butcher there was still exclaiming he never heard of turkeys having gluten. So I waved the deli meat package with what..6 thin slices of turkey and said, so if some turkeys are not ingested with gluten, then why have you got regular and gluten free turkey deli meats then? He had no answer.

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