RITA's and Reeses!!

Posted on: Fri, 02/18/2011 - 1:14am
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I checked Ritas.com as I always do when our local Rita's is about to open for the season, only to find under "What's New" the availability of REESE's peanut butter cup candy toppings/blend-ins!

This is extremely disappointing, as it raises a significant risk of cross-contamination of the other products during preparation and service by Rita's workers - usual teenagers.

Please go to http://ritas.com and contact them if you share this concern. Let them know they risk losing their loyal peanut-allergic customers and ask that they withdraw this menu item!

Posted on: Fri, 03/04/2011 - 5:56pm
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yes, very frustrating!! i sent them a message. we won't be going there anymore.

Posted on: Mon, 04/11/2011 - 11:34am
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we actually spoke directly w/the CEO of Ritas, sharing our disappointment with their decision to introduce nut products. Basic answer is it's a business decision (sales have skyrocketed with the introduction of these products) and nut allergy sufferers are a small percentage of the population. Bottom line- call and voice your concerns..it's the only way to get the point across..

Posted on: Tue, 04/12/2011 - 7:14am
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Joined: 04/11/2011 - 12:44

This is so sad because as a 22 year old with a lifelong allergy to peanuts, Rita's has been my only safe desitination for dessert. Although they should get rid of the new product, I doubt it'll happen... :(

Posted on: Tue, 05/10/2011 - 5:13am
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This is really terrible. Can't believe it, especially after all their efforts to accommodate allergy sufferers.

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