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Nursery have given my dd digestive biscuits!!! Gigglewitch are you about?

(21 Posts)
mummytopebs Thu 09-Jul-09 21:07:14

DD is on a milk free, dairy free, lactose free diet to trial to see if her stomach complaints improve. She is doing well but tonight had severs stomach cramps again, i have looked in her nursery book to see what they have given her to eat and for tea she had Ham wraps and digestive biscuits - Now am i being dense or would wraps and digestive biscuits contain small amounts of milk?

thisisyesterday Thu 09-Jul-09 21:12:54

digestive biscuits contain milk

thisisyesterday Thu 09-Jul-09 21:13:29

wraps wouldn't necessarily unless they put butter or something in

onepieceofcremeegg Thu 09-Jul-09 21:16:27

Could you check specifically with them? I only say this as a few years ago dd1 was on a strict gluten free diet. The nursery kept recording that they had given her quorn (which does/did contain gluten). On further discussion they had given her a quorn equivalent which was gluten free, but it was unclear from their records. Also they had bought her some gf muffins etc.

Is it possible that the nursery bought some dairy free digestives and didn't specify this? Not sure re the wraps. Hope she is soon better from the cramps.

mummytopebs Thu 09-Jul-09 21:22:17

I doubt they bought diary free digestive biscuits but will check tommorrow, the usual chef is on holiday this week so thay have a stand in who seemed very unsure when i was mentioning the milk free thing. It also doesne say how many biscuits she had, they usually just leave them on a plate in the middle of the table so i am thinking at least 2

misdee Thu 09-Jul-09 21:24:03

i think digestives do ,i love digestive but recll putting them back on the shelf a few weeks ago and getting somerfield rich tea fingers instead.

GiraffesCanRunA10k Thu 09-Jul-09 21:25:37

I am fairly sure digestives do as I remember always having to bring special dairy free ones in to nursery for a child.

onepieceofcremeegg Thu 09-Jul-09 21:27:22

Ah it sounds from your post of 21.22 that the stand in may not have been familiarised with your dd's diet and a slip up may have occurred then? It's worrying isn't it that they may have made this mistake.

mummytopebs Thu 09-Jul-09 21:59:01

It is worrying but i am also a little bit relieved because she hasent had tummy cramps for 2 days and it was a shock when she got massive ones tonight, so at least its kind of confirming that the problem is milk. I thought they did have milk in because i spent ages shopping on monday looking at ingredients, and the only biscuits i could find without milk were tesco value shortbread

misdee Thu 09-Jul-09 22:07:21

doesnt value shortbread contain butter?

mummytopebs Thu 09-Jul-09 22:09:00

Not according to the ingredients on the packet i got x

misdee Thu 09-Jul-09 22:10:56

were they the fingers or rounds?

as according to the site both contain butter.

mummytopebs Thu 09-Jul-09 22:16:08

They are Tesco Value Shortcake round biscuits, i will list the ingredients on the back of the pack if you like? hmm

misdee Thu 09-Jul-09 22:18:28

this is what the ingrediant lists says online. its confusing isnt it? as says it contains milk, but cant see it listed on the ingrediants.

Allergy Advice
Milk, Wheat, Gluten, Egg, Soya

Other Allergens
Recipe: No nuts.

Ingredients: Cannot guarantee nut free.

Factory: Product made in a nut free area, but nuts used elsewhere.

Go back to the product contents
Wheat Flour, Vegetable Fat, Sugar, Water, Wheat Starch, Salt, Flavouring, Dried Egg, Raising Agent (Ammonium Bicarbonate).

misdee Thu 09-Jul-09 22:24:09

i meant to say both contain milk, not butter btw blush

i am only trying to help, as have a dd who is allergic to milk.

mummytopebs Thu 09-Jul-09 22:29:15

On the packet i have it has those ingredients but has no mention of milk on the allergy advice!! Very confusing x

I am beginning to doubt myself now and i looked at biscuit ingredients for ages in the supermarket, but according to just the ingredients they would be ok wouldnt they?

I am all new to this and it is confusing

misdee Fri 10-Jul-09 07:41:35

it is v v v confusing.

we are waiting to see a dietician as i am breastfeeding dd4, and need to m ake sure i dont make myself ill by cutting out huge chunks of my diet. we are currently waiting on the results of rast tests as well to confirm allergies (though we know milk is defo a problem for her)

i didnt look at the shortbread instore as IME shortbread=butter (and very yummy it is), but i know somerfield rich tea fingers are milk free. they are a bit bland, but ok.

girlsyearapart Fri 10-Jul-09 07:55:25

sainsburys free from seem to have a good selection of yummy looking biscuits and treats. Was scoping them out for when dd2 (10 mo) wants that kind of thing. (no dairy, soya, wheat banana etc...) Shopping takes a loooooooooooooong time nowadays. I am the free from aisle stalker. Will surely get reported one of these days! Re OP I am dreading the day dd2 goes to nursery I am already nervous enough leaving her with family in case she eats the wrong thing so would be interested to hear how this was resolved.

thisisyesterday Fri 10-Jul-09 19:37:32

plain hobnobs don't have milk
most rich tea biscuits don't (except mcvities which do)
um, there are others. i ought to know this as I was an expert on biscuits whilst dairy-free for ds2.

will have a think.

treedelivery Fri 10-Jul-09 19:44:46

Would be interested to know how you got on with the nursery mummytopebs.

Am in similar boat [??dairy intolerant dd2 6 months old]

<<waves to misdee>>

I've noticed that sometimes the ingredients will seem milk free, yet the allergy advice will say milk. Bonkers.

mummytopebs Fri 10-Jul-09 22:13:17

Nursery say they were milk free, but i am a bit [hmmm] cos she had stomach cramps all night and she has been doing so well x Anyway will just have to see, she is fine again today and still loving her alpro soya yogurts x

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