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By aaronboczkowski on Fri, 03-26-99, 21:08

We would like to compile an extensive list of 1-800 telephone numbers for food manufacturers (and any other manufacturer you feel is appropriate). Please check your pantry and post 1-800-phone number and name of company beside number. It will be helpful to many people as Chris will make this an accessible list to all. Thanks for your help!!!

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By aaronboczkowski on Sat, 03-27-99, 11:33

Here are a few that might be helpful: Old El Paso.....1-800-767-5350, Oscar Mayer.....1-800-222-2323, Post Cereals.....1-800-268-7807, Pillsbury Canada.....1-800-775-0625, Proctor & Gamble.....1-800-486-7954, Quaker.....1-800-267-6287, Robin Hood Multi-Foods.....(905)681-3383, Sara Lee....1-800-323-7007, Stoney Creek Dairy.....1-800-263-4846, Trebor Allen.....1-888-987-3267, Weston.....(416)252-7323. Please, as I am in Canada, let me know if any of these numbers are different in U.S. or elsewhere.

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By Jav on Sat, 03-27-99, 14:43

Here are numbers for companies (their product or products are in my fridge or pantry right now and safe for my son - BUT not all products by these companies may be safe, so check each product individually:

Best Foods: 1-800-338-8831

Breakstone's: 1-800-538-1998

Dannon: 1-800-321-2174

Frito-Lay: 1-800-352-4477

General Mills: 1--800-336-9331

Hunt-Wesson: (714) 680-1000

Just Born Confections: 1-800-445-5787

Land-O-Lakes: 1-800-328-4155

Lipton: 1-800-697-7887

Nabisco: 1-800-622-4726

Nestles: 1-800-637-8536

Ocean Spray: 1-800-662-3263

Peppridge Farm: 1-888-737-7374

Quaker Oat: 1-800-234-6281

Saucy Susan: (732) 636-2060

Snyder's of Hanover: 1-800-233-7125 x1410

Tyson: 1-800-233-6332

Yoplait: 1-800-967-5248

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By aaronboczkowski on Sat, 03-27-99, 23:10

Thanks for taking the time to do this Laura, these will be very helpful!

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By sophiesmom on Sun, 03-28-99, 13:40

CoCo These ar numbers from FANs Grocery manufacturers directory.

Borden Inc. 1-800-426-7336
Creamette Pasta
Eagle Brand
Cracker Jack
Classico Pasta Sauces
Real Lemon
Wise Snacks

Campbell Soup Company 1-800-257-8443
Franco American
Prego
Swanson
V8

Coca Cola Company 1-800-438-2653

Coleman Natural Meats 1-800-442-8666
Coleman Natural Beef
Coleman Natural Lamb

Con Agra 1-800-722-1344
Armour(Frozen)
Banquet
Chun King (Frozen)
Healthy Choice(Frozen)
Kids Cuisine
LaChoy
Marie Callenders
Mortons
Ozark Valley
Patio

CPC International Inc. 1-201-894-4000
CPC Baking Business 1-800-356-3314
in N.J. 1-201-808-3176
Best Foods Grocry Prods. 1-800-894-4000
CPC Foodservice 1-708-671-3718
CPC Specialty Prods. 1-317-231-8044

Curtice Burns Foods, Inc 1-716-264-3193
Brooks Foods 1-317-836-4801
Comstock Michigan Fruit 1-800-270-2743
Husman Snack Foods Co. 1-513-621-5614
Nalleys Fine Foods 1-800-426-3655
Snyders of Berlin 1-814-267-4641
Southern Frozen Foods 1-912-472-8101
Tims Cascade style Chips1-206-833-0255

Dannon Company Inc. 1-800-321-2174

Del Monte Foods 1-800-543-3090

Dial Corp. 1-800-528-0849
Armour Star

Dole Packaged Fodds 1-800-232-8888

The Earthgrains Co. 1-314-259-7035
Grants Farm
Ironkids
Merico
Rainbo/colonial

Frito-Lay Inc. 1-800-352-4477
Baken-ets
Cheetos
Doritos
Fritos
Funyons
Lays Potato Chips
Munchos
Rold Gold Pretzels
Rulles
Santitas
Sunchips
Tostitos
Grandmas
Chester Popcorn
Smart Food Popcorn

General Mills Inc, 1-800-328-1144
Betty Crocker
Big G Cereals
Gold Medal Flour
Nature Valley Snacks
Yoplait & Columbo Yogurt

Gerber Products Co. 1-800-443-7237

I need to go out for a while, I will coninue when I get back

Patti

[This message has been edited by Patti (edited March 28, 1999).]

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By aaronboczkowski on Mon, 03-29-99, 02:03

Thanks Patti! Your help is much appreciated.

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By louisem on Mon, 03-29-99, 05:47

Coco:

The Calgary Allergy Network has a list available on their website. Some of the ones you have here are repeated there, but some are new. I found it a really good starting point and you can maybe then expand on it.

The address is:
[url="http://www.cadvision.com/allergy/manufacturer.html"]http://www.cadvision.com/allergy/manufacturer.html[/url]

By the way, it is impoprtant to say which numbers are for the States or Canada, since they are often different in each country!

[This message has been edited by DebO (edited March 29, 1999).]

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By Lola Baggins on Tue, 11-06-01, 20:32

Just thought I would bring this up again...
I have been working on a list that also includes web addresses along with the 800 #'s. The person who originally started this thread "Coco" mentioned that Chris is compiling a list that will be available to all, I would like to get a copy of this list please????...This is also my "safe" list...Hope this helps...

Kellogg

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By lisalinth on Thu, 11-08-01, 00:34

Try this link

[url="http://www.nutribase.com/tollfree.shtml"]http://www.nutribase.com/tollfree.shtml[/url]

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By Lola Baggins on Mon, 02-04-02, 21:08

I think this would be an excellent tool for us to use when trying to contact companies.

Chris is there a list in the works? I am surprised that more people have not posted info on this thread. We are always contacting companies to doudle check on safe products. Back in November I posted my list which is posted above and includes phone #'s and web addresses... Thanks!

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By montague_a on Tue, 02-05-02, 14:48

Hello, I just want to make three suggestions about 1-800 numbers. First, directory assistance for 1-800 numbers is free just like the calls so you can always dial 1-800-555-1212 and ask the operator for the number you are looking for. Second, your local public library probably offers telephone reference service and can locate the number for you. Your library probably has access to directories of brand names that link the brand to a company and to a 1-800 number. There are lots of directories available and some even concentrate on the food manufacturing, restaurant and fast food sectors. Third, many packages now have the 1-800 number written on them for easy and up-to-date access.

I think Chris and others should concentrate their energies in an area that is not well served by other publishers.

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By Lola Baggins on Tue, 02-05-02, 15:19

PeanutKate: I am aware of 800 directory assistance and use it often. I think you misunderstood what I am looking for. I just thought we could create a place on this website and have a board to post this info.
Many times people that post about their contact with a company, they are not including the contact info so that others may call to double check. I am also aware that most products have their contact info right on the package.

I don't know if you contact food companies often, but I do, and this info would be very helpful when provided by others posting on here.

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By terry0410 on Tue, 02-05-02, 15:46

To a certain extent, I agree with PeanutKate. It takes a lot of time and energy to compile these lists and to keep them updated. Besides, there are many phone lists that have already been compiled and are readily accessible. For example, FAAN publishes a manufacturers guide with phone #s and addresses. If a manufacturer is not listed in the guide, FAAN will look the number up for you. I have also found the Nutribase website to be extremely helpful.

The root of this problem lies in the fact that many manufacturers do not bother to list a phone # on their labels. One of the regulations proposed in the AG's petition to the FDA would require food manufacturers to include a toll-free telephone number on package labels and to have trained and knowledgeable customer service staff available to answer our questions. If this proposal were to be adopted by the FDA, it would be a tremendous help to food-allergic consumers. Again, I urge anyone who has experienced the frustration of trying to track down a manufacturer's phone # to share your experience with the FDA and your local Congressman and tell them that you support the AG's proposal.

[This message has been edited by Colleen's Mom (edited February 05, 2002).]

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By soy13 on Tue, 02-05-02, 17:41

SF,

I think this list of 1-800 numbers is great. It is also great that other people want to spend their time working on other issues for the PA.

I love having the numbers handy. It is nice to do a search in this topic and have the number now. Thanks for reminding us that this great list is available right here!

Sue in Sunny Arizona

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By Lola Baggins on Tue, 02-05-02, 20:43

Sue, I am so happy that you have found this list to be helpful! I will continue to add new contact and phone info to the list.

Stay safe! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

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By ballet1 on Thu, 12-19-02, 15:47

Bringing this thread up for new members to find. I was researching a question that arrived by email and this thread was very helpful.

Please update and add any new numbers you know of.

Keep up the good work, you are helping thousands of families! Keep on posting what you learn about peanut allergy!

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Stay Safe,

[email]Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com[/email]

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By ballet1 on Thu, 12-19-02, 16:44

Pillsbury/General Mills handles the frozen and refrigerated part of Pillsbury
800 number for USA
Call General Mills at 1-800-775-4777 for Pillsbury frozen and refrigerated product information.

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Stay Safe,

[email]Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com[/email]

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