You gotta have 'em, even if you can't eat the gluten-filled bun. I'm talking about hot dogs and sausages -- sauteed in a pasta dish, atop your gluten-free pizza, cut up for your kids, or simply hot off the grill. Here is a list of some brands and what they have that's gluten and/or dairy-free:
Aidells Sausages has many sausages that are gluten-free and dairy-free. They also make a line of organic sausages. Gluten-free products are clearly labeled. All products are gluten-free EXCEPT: Spicy Mango & Jalapeno Sausage, Teriyaki Meatballs, Spicy Bacon & Bleu Cheese Char-Broilers and Bacon & Cheddar Char-Broilers (these contain soy sauce). All products are dairy-free EXCEPT: Pesto Sausage, Sun-Dried Tomato & Mozzarella Sausage, Spinach & Feta Sausage, Sun-Dried Tomato & Parmesan Cheese Meatballs, Spicy Bacon & Bleu Cheese Char-Broilers and Bacon & Cheddar Char-Broilers.
According to the website of Freybe, located in Canada with some products available in the U.S., "With the exception of our British Bangers, all Freybe meat products are free of glutens." Regarding dairy: "Cheese Smokies and Parmesano Salami aside, all Freybe products are made without any milk ingredients, making them perfectly suitable for those allergic to milk or milk products."
All of the sausage at Jones Dairy Farm is gluten-free EXCEPT for Scrapple. And even though there is "Dairy" in the company's name, their products do not contain dairy! For the corn-allergic: Some of the packages are coated with a grain-based talc (corn) as a processing aid.
Thumann's All Natural products, which includes All Natural Pork and Beef Frankfurters, are gluten-free and casein-free. They also state that they have no nitrates or nitrites, no artificial, flavors, colors or preservatives, no fillers, and no MSG.
Wellshire Farms products display a Smart Chart so you can easily see if it is gluten-free and dairy free. The Chicken Franks, Turkey Franks and Beef Franks are all gluten and dairy-free. You can do a search for all products by allergy, including gluten, casein/dairy, lactose, nuts, corn, soy, pepper, garlic, and mustard.
I have been living gluten-free since 2002. All of my family is gluten-free and one daughter has severe food allergies. I write a blog SureFoodsLiving.com where I offer practical advice about living with … more