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Posted on: Tue, 09/27/2005 - 11:50pm
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Hello everyone!

I've been more of a lurker here than much else, but I have been starting to post more, and right now I'm seeking some help!!

I'm 18, PN/TN allergic (as well as some other easily avoided things like mangoes, ha), and currently liv ein the US (NY, and now Boston.) In 6-8 weeks, I'll be relocating to Montreal, QC. I've noticed there seems to be a lot of differences regarding food safety and what not between the US and Canada... So to all Canadians, or anyone really, I would love if you could help answer some of this.

-What are the labeling laws in Canada? I've noticed a lot of things mared just with VEGETABLE OIL. Can that contain PN or does it have to be marked?
-would anyone mind giving me a list, or link to a thread, that has a list of safe canadian brands/products? i'm terrible with computers, so I don't really know how to work this site.
- Are nuts a common thing in Canada? I stayed in germany for awhile and I think I saw peanuts twice on the whole trip, while here in America, I encounter peanut-food constantly.

basic information, really. It's a big move for me, and while I'm super excited, the labeling and stuff is sort of a concern for me. Sorry this was long winded, and I hope someone will take the time to help me and my ridculousness. Thanks everyone!

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