List of safe foods
I am giving this to my sons teacher to give to parents who are looking for more info. I also am hopeful I will soon find a church and be able to give this to them as well. Any suggestions of other foods I left out or something I may have incorrect would be greatly appreciated. thanks.
This is a list of some safe products as of August of this year. Manufacturers change ingredients from time to time so be sure to read the package. It is best to stick with trusted well-known name brands. There may be other products not listed that are safe. Please send in the package with complete ingredients listed or call the school nurse to review the ingredients.
Starting in January 2006, the FDA will require that all foods containing the top 8 allergens, which includes peanut, be listed in bold print and plain English. There are very few rare other names for peanut. Typically this is with foods from a foreign country.
These are the main ingredients to watch for:
These are the warnings on a package to watch for:
May contain peanuts
Process on shared equipment with peanuts
Manufactured in a facility that uses peanuts
Bakeries are commonly known for the threat of cross contamination with peanut products. It is preferred to use store bought cookies and snacks. The following bakeries can be used for cupcakes only, not cookies;