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are plain m&m's nut free

By momtoemie on Thu, 03-14-13, 03:35

Read an article about a child who died from her peanut allergy after eating plain M&M's.

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By Jessica... on Thu, 02-28-13, 02:31

Our allergist told us that they melt the defective peanut m&m's, remove the nuts, and use the chocolate that was melted off to make more m&m's both plain and peanut. So there is a pretty good chance of cross contamination if the information she gave us is accurate.

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By jenteme on Wed, 12-26-12, 01:20

Plain M&M's are supposedly nut free, but they contain the warning 'may contain peanuts'. It's not worth the risk.

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By mj mom on Thu, 02-14-13, 21:07

I agree it's not worth the risk. There have been other parents who have posted (years ago) that had children who DID have reactions from plain m&m's. We do not allow anything made in a facility because the residue can get into the air ducts and cross contaminate other areas. Hope that helps.

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