You are viewing Allergic Living Canada | Switch to United States

Talking Allergies

* FAQ    * Search
* Login   * Register
It is currently Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:41 am

All times are UTC - 4 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Quaker Rice Cakes
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:10 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Apr 11, 2005 9:38 pm
Posts: 956
Location: Oakville, Ontario
I recently called Quaker regarding the plain brown rice cakes and potential for "may contain" egg as I had noted that other Quaker rice cakes contain egg. As it turns out, the products containing egg are run on the same line (with thorough cleaning in-between runs); however, because our son is anaphylactic to egg, they recommended that he should not eat the plain brown rice cakes. I was grateful for their forthright honesty. There is not a "may contain" statement on the packaging, but I was concerned based on some of the other available rice cakes.

_________________
16 yr old daughter: no health issues
13 yr old son: allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, egg, fish, sesame,sunflower,mustard,poppy seeds, peas, carrots, some fruits, instructed to avoid legumes(except soy & green beans),pollen, cats, horses, cold urticaria


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Quaker Rice Cakes
PostPosted: Sat May 30, 2015 10:25 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:26 pm
Posts: 457
That is pretty much how we deduce whether or not something may have undeclared cross-contamination. If similar products from the same company contain the allergen, we typically write it off - often without calling.

I am actually quite surprised you got an answer out of Quaker, too. They weren't quite so forthcoming when I called them after a mystery reaction, seeing if there was possible contamination in something I ate. (Sure enough, they had just came out with a nutty flavour but didn't label may contains on other flavours.)

_________________
anaphylaxis to tree nuts, peanuts, and potato; asthmatic, dairy intolerant, vegan
other family members allergic to to dairy, egg, peanut, peach, banana, sesame, environmentals


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 4 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group