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Frying in peanut oil in France

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babybarrister Wed 13-Feb-13 14:47:20

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He1enMc Fri 15-Feb-13 15:52:01

It's getting more common I think. Or it may be because we moved to London from up North (where it was usually beef dripping or vegetable oil). But the 2 places we have lived here I couldn't/can't eat from the local chippy (the posh ones anyway) because they fry in ground nut oil. I didn't notice the 2nd one until I'd eaten about 3 lots (and fed to multiple allergy DS too!) because it was barely written on the menu. I survived though, the oil shouldn't actually contain any allergens - as long as it's been refined properly.

babybarrister Fri 15-Feb-13 17:02:59

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shelsco Sat 16-Feb-13 15:27:29

My ds is also often unable to have chips, not because groundnut oil was used for frying but due to the cross contamination issue in that products containing nuts may have been fried in the same oil. We have ended up buying the little boxes of microchips and taking them to restaurants so they can stick them in the microwave. Not the same at all I know, but Ds would rather have microchips than no chips!! I can't say I like using them but there doesn't seem to be much choice as without them Ds can't have chips!

MistyB Sun 17-Feb-13 21:08:18

Is this common in France? I have never thought to ask and am now wondering about suspected reactions this week.

babybarrister Sun 17-Feb-13 21:16:51

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