Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
Well, I was not referring to different varieties. I am very allergic to wheat but I can eat the older forerunner to wheat called spelt—and get no reaction. The genome structure of modern wheat is much different than its wild ancestors.
"Modern" wheat came to the US in the early 1800s IIRC, and that's after the Russians had been growing it forever. Most likely the reason you're not allergic to "spelt" is because it is a different plant. Not because it is GM.