Ghiardelli Semi-sweet chocolate chips

Posted on: Thu, 01/03/2008 - 6:30am
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We just bought a new bag of the Ghiardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips only to find that they are no longer nut safe! I had called them back when dd was first diagnosed (2 1/2 years ago) and they had assured me all of their chocolate chips were safe, the only exception being the white chocolate chip. Seems like they've moved production to an unsafe factory or changed their ingredients. Grrrr. We are looking for a new peanut & nut-free chocolate chip - I live in Massachusetts, USA. Any suggestions?

Posted on: Thu, 01/03/2008 - 9:19am
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Yep they changed it, I believe, a few months ago. We've never used that brand anyway but it's frustrating when companies go backward this way. We use Hershey's but other safe ones mentioned are Enjoy Life and Vermont Nut Free. I think Kellie's Kandies makes chocolate chips too.

Posted on: Thu, 01/03/2008 - 10:46am
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A few weeks ago I bought several pounds of Ghirardelli semisweet chips and they were safe and we used them all up. So I went to the supermarket on New Year's Eve and they were re-stocking the Ghirardelli chips and these new ones weren't safe! I ended up buying Guittard and Hersheys and we will do a taste test to pick the winner.

Posted on: Fri, 01/04/2008 - 5:08pm
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Oh yeah I forgot about Guittard. Probably because I can't find it anywhere around here. Sam's had it years ago but they don't anymore.

Posted on: Sat, 01/05/2008 - 12:00pm
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Enjoy Life Foods makes chocolate chips that contain no dairy, soy or nuts. You can find them at just about any health/whole food store. They have a store locator on their site at [url="http://www.enjoylifefoods.com/where_to_buy/"]http://www.enjoylifefoods.com/where_to_buy/[/url]

Posted on: Sun, 01/06/2008 - 1:35pm
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I've yet to find any enjoy life products near me. I checked the grocery stores on their locator page but none have had them. I wish they would-since hershey is fine for us I can't see ordering online. But I would like to try their granola and trail mixes.

Posted on: Sat, 01/12/2008 - 10:45pm
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I am new to this. Are toll-house chocolate chips safe?

Posted on: Sun, 01/13/2008 - 12:45am
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you have to read the packaging. they are by nestle. it will say if it was made in a facility with nuts. i dont use them. some hershey ones are safe, i know that.

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