A couple of my Twitter friends let me know that on Friday the 13th Jeopardy used Gluten-Free Foods as a category. Has gluten free made the big time finally by landing on America's Favorite Quiz Show? Based on the comments regarding the category I think not.
After doing a little research I learned that it was the last category chosen by the contestants and that the answers to the questions were brand specific. Most of the answers were companies whose product can be bought on any grocery store shelf, such as Yoplait Yogurt, Spam, V-8, and Coke Zero to name some.
It is truly disappointing that the researchers who work for Jeopardy didn't do a little more research into the exponentially expanding gluten-free products market. If they had they would have discovered that some companies don't use safe manufacturing practices, but still label their products (more…)