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cadburys - changing for the better (nut allergy)

(15 Posts)
trwyn Wed 24-Apr-13 08:05:49

Hazelwhirls, I think the problem is that the regulations for food and cosmetic labelling are quite different. Added to that their tendency to use the latinate names for nuts rather than plain English and it can be a bit of a minefield.

I contacted some cosmetic companies and for some of their products the ingredients can change significantly on a year by year basis, so it really is very difficult to be safe. Some avoid using nut oils altogether though, so it is still an area I'm looking into.

Jammygal Tue 23-Apr-13 17:35:43

Hey found some nut free curly wurly's today! Am still searching for chomps but have found all of the other new nut free bars!
Be careful though still loads of old 'nutty' stock out there!

Jammygal Sun 14-Apr-13 19:55:08

My son has now had his first taste of crunchie too #badmum ;)

Hazelwhirls Sun 14-Apr-13 17:14:52

Trwyn - have asked Alex Gazzola http://www.alexgazzola.co.uk/ and Skins matter for help with this - really need a searchable list of non nut/peanut containing products made in non nutty environments. So many don't list ingredients on websites. Even though we would still need to read ingredients / check before use, it might save a lot of wasted time and effort finding products. Re Cadbury: they were making many of their bars in the old Bristol factory and have now got state of the art production (in Poland I think.)

ukey Sun 14-Apr-13 17:03:09

hope he enjoyed it!

Jammygal Sun 14-Apr-13 16:01:44

Thanks for this info.....my son had his first Cadburys fudge today that didn't have a may contain on it!!!!......yippee

trwyn Fri 12-Apr-13 19:03:13

I believe you!

ukey Fri 12-Apr-13 12:45:33

sorry to be of no help! I don't wear any cosmetics! Look sweet enough as I am! or scary enough! haha

trwyn Fri 12-Apr-13 09:39:04

Absolutely good news! Posted about it on my site a while back - peanutallergyuk.co.uk/cadburys-chocolate-safer/

I was actually wondering if you ladies could help me. I am trying to compile a list of nut safe cosmetics and I was wondering which ones you used.

nellyjelly Thu 11-Apr-13 21:53:00

Yes got Kinnerton in the end.

ukey Thu 11-Apr-13 21:46:03

the maltesers bunny egg was safe (may contain traces of egg)
the malterers and friends egg was also safe

BUT all other maltesers ones were NOT safe

choices eggs (dairy free) were also safe

as well as usual Kinnerton

nellyjelly Thu 11-Apr-13 21:36:22

I teally struggled to get Easter eggs this year. Pleased Cadbury now making an effort.

shelsco Thu 11-Apr-13 21:33:10

Way hay! I just discovered this today when I looked at the packaging on a crunchie in the hope that it would magically be safe for my DS who has a nut allergy and it was! It was the most delighted I've seen him in a long time! Thanks for spreading the news ukey smile

nellyjelly Thu 11-Apr-13 17:35:45

Thanks. Good to know.

ukey Thu 11-Apr-13 17:35:11

Cadburys are using a nut free factory for more of their products

safe products (no nuts or nut traces)

crème egg - (normal size NOT mini ones)

splats

twirl

crunchie

flake

fudge

curlywurly

chomp

buttons

giant buttons

white buttons

twirl bites

chocolate raisins

snow bites (Christmas)

magic elves (Christmas)

chocolate coins (Christmas)

scream egg (Halloween)

PLEASE REMEMBER TO ALWAYS CHECK LABELS, SOME OF THE OLDER PRODUCTS NOT PRODUCED IN THE NUT FREE FACTORIES ARE STILL IN STOCK IN SHOPS, SO YOU HAVE TO CHECK THE LABLE EVERY TIME!!

happy munching everyone! x

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