VSL #3 (Not Labeled GF)

VSL #3 (Not Labeled GF)

The following report on VSL #3 (Not Labeled GF) will inform you of the amount of gluten found in this product during testing.

General Product Information

Manufacturer: VSL Pharmaceuticals

Ingredients: Lactic acid bacteria, Microcrystalline cellulose, Stearic acid, Silicon dioxide, Magnesium stearate, and Vegetable capsule (hydroxpropyl methylcellulose)

Strains of bacteria:

Streptococcus thermophiles

Bifidobacterium breve

Bifidobacterium longum*

Bifidobacterium infantis*

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Lactobacillus planetarium

Lactobacillus paracasei

Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsc. Bulgaricus

*recently reclassified as B. Lactis

Product packaging states:

“VSL #3 is a probiotic consisting of 8 strains of live freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria.”

“VSL #3 capsules are a medical food which is intended for the dietary management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and ulcerative colitis (UC).”

The manufacturer provides online product information.

Gluten-free information on product packaging: Product packaging does not make a gluten-free claim BUT according to the manufacturer website this product is gluten-free:

Are VSL#3 and VSL#3-DS Gluten Free?

Yes, VSL#3 is gluten free as defined by the proposed FDA definition of a gluten free food (F.R. Jan 23,2007 Vol.72, No.14).


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