Enfagrow Oatmeal

Posted on: Thu, 01/25/2001 - 11:45pm
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pI sent Mead Johnson an e-mail questioning their EnfaGrow Hot Cereal and here's (in part) what they said:br /
Children allergic to nuts can eat the Strawberry Oatmeal; they can eat the Maple Brown Sugar Cinnamon Oatmeal if thebr /
ingredient panel end does not state "pecan extract." We no longer add pecan extract to the product. The equipment used to make both oatmeals does not make other products with nuts./p
pI guess I think I'll have to call them to clarify this./p

Posted on: Fri, 01/26/2001 - 12:00am
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I just called them. The woman was very nice to talk with. She told me that at one time they added the pecan extract but because of the allergy issue they don't anymore. They just want me to be sure I don't buy an older box of cereal. The new boxes, the ones that don't list pecan extract on the label, are completely nut free and free of cross contamination. I guess that's good enough for me and I think I'll try the cereal. Perhaps I could hear from somone who has fed it to his/her PA child.
[This message has been edited by Heather (edited January 26, 2001).]

Posted on: Fri, 01/26/2001 - 4:07am
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I gave some of the Maple Brown Sugar & Cinnamon to my PA daughter the other day (I just rechecked the ingredients and there is no mention of pecan extract).
She only tasted it and would not touch the rest. I tried it and didn't think it was very good either. I am throwing away so many groceries these days.
I hope your child likes it better than mine did.

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