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TBHQ - do you know what this this?
Does anyone know what TBHQ is? I took my son to Friendlys Restaurants the other day. I had a waitress that was pretty clueless about allergies. I asked if the grilled cheese and french fries had any peanut or peanut product in them. She responded, "To the best of my knowledge, I don't believe so." I told her I needed to know for sure. She came back and said they use vegetable oil to which I asked what kind of vegetable oil. She came back again and told me the ingredients were soybean oil and TBHQ. Anyone know what this ingredient is? My son had very rosey cheeks that afternoon with a small rash.
I did a search on this board but only saw this ingredient mentioned one other time with no discussion about it.
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