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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:55 pm 

Joined: Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:05 am
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Location: AB, Canada
DS went to a birthday party last weekend, and there were individual packs of nerds & sweetarts in the party bags. I've tried to call the 1-800 #, but it isn't available from Canada, I called the Canadian customer service centre and they said that they don't have access to nutritional info on products from the US. The standard advice is 'check the label', but that isn't possible on the little individual packages. Just wondering if anyone has any info? I feel that they are most likely safe, but want confirmation.

Guess this is a preview of the challenges coming up this Halloween. :(

DSs 7,7,9 all PA

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:05 am 

Joined: Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:00 am
Posts: 1119
We don't trust anything without the label --- here is a perfect reason why:

KitKat bars are made in a peanut-free facility but the KitKat bites are not!

We always thought KitKats were 'safe' but thankfully we read the label every time as that is how we learned the bites are not.

me: allergic to crustaceans plus environmental
teenager: allergic to hazelnuts, some other foods and environmental

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:26 am 
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Joined: Tue Mar 22, 2005 11:17 pm
Posts: 6557
Location: Ottawa
I'd be inclined to trade her the suspect candies for candies that are known to be safe.
This close to HAlloween, you can be sure to unload those candies on some trick-or-treater who is sure to appreciate them.

Daughter: asthma, allergies to egg, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, most legumes (not soy and green beans) & penicillin. Developing hayfever type allergies.
Husband: no allergies
Me: Oral Allergy Syndrome, Allergic to Birch trees

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