Dippin Dots @ McDonald\'s

Posted on: Wed, 05/28/2003 - 3:25am
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Has anyone gotten any information as to the safety of these? I know they don't sell any peanut flavored ones, but I'm still not completely comfortable giving them to my dd.

Posted on: Tue, 06/10/2003 - 2:45am
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I went to the website for the dippin dots, and they do make a peanut flavor and a butter pecan flavor....I really didn't search much farther as I figure that answered my question......don't know how safe they are between batches or if they make them in any certain order with an allergy wash? Just know they do make a peanut and pecan flavor........

Posted on: Fri, 07/04/2003 - 6:19am
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Sorry it has taken me so long to reply. Out with my own surgeries.
As for dippin dots we have been quite successful with these. HOWEVER, and I put that in caps for a reason, it seems to depend on the place where they are sold.
I will allow TN/PA dd to have them if they have a scooper for each bin, or are sold at fairs in plastic bags. At some stores they have one scoop for each 4 flavors [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/frown.gif[/img]
Also, she can only have the flavors that are not in the group of 4 with a nut flavor.
So, it is debatable until we are in the place selling them.
Never saw them at Mc Donald's.

Posted on: Fri, 07/04/2003 - 12:42pm
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I spoke to a person who was selling Dippin Dots at a festival and they said that there is a peanut butter flavor and that they would not serve any of the flavors to somebody with severe PA. If you are concerned about cross-contamination during manufacturing, then separate scoopers wouldn't make it any safer.

Posted on: Sat, 07/05/2003 - 3:07am
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I have not seen any obvious nut containing flavors at McDonald's so far. So I guess checking into the manufacturing side would be the thing to do. Unless I find out they are absolutely safe, we are avoiding them. We occasionally let dd have milkshakes from McD's.

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