Fries are most commonly made of potatoes, seasoned with salt, and cooked in oil. These ingredients are typically gluten-free. Potatoes are naturally gluten-free, however, there are a few situations where fries are not gluten-free:
When dining out, assume fryers are shared with gluten-containing food, unless told otherwise. Here are two questions to ask restaurant staff before setting your sights on those french fries:
Condiments can be a sneaky source of gluten since thickening agents and soy sauce are commonly used. Always verify condiment ingredients are safe before you dip!
— I just found out that MacDonalds french fries are NOT gluten free due to the additives. Are there any other products that have surprised/disappointed/shocked you when you found out they were not gluten free!