Our directory is intended as a resource for people with peanut and nut allergies. It contains foods, helpful products, and much more.
- What is a Peanut Allergy
- Foods to Avoid
- The Allergic Reaction
- Recognizing and Treating Anaphylaxis
- Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
- Medical ID Bracelets
- Support Groups
Peanut Free and Nut Free
Other Food Allergies
M & M\'s Plain ... check this out
A while ago Mars* started labeling the plain m&m's with the well known "may contain peanuts" label, I had been buying these for my kids. Then I see the label change and hit the roof! Sure I was happy they had it on there, but why didn't they before. I called Mars* and this is the explanation I got: They take the chocolate and make the plain m&m's, but if they have leftover chocolate from the peanut m&m's, they use that also. The chocolate in the peanut m&m's contains crushed-up peanuts. So basically she said, "everytime you eat a plain m&m's you have a 50% chance of eating ones with the "crushed peanut chocolate, and you would be taking a risk"...Think about all the people out there who don't realize the dangers of eating "PLAIN" m&ms and that they could give them to our kids thinking they were fine.
I am a mom of two anaphalactic allergy PA boys and my daughter and myself also have allergies. You may e-mail me at: [email]email@example.com[/email]
I am a mom of two anaphalactic PA boys and my daughter and myself also have allergies.