Great labeling!

Posted on: Thu, 10/24/2002 - 3:57am
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I was out buying Halloween candy today and of course everything I like has a "may contain" warning. So I grabbed the usual smarties (American) that we get every year and glanced at the label to be sure they were still fine. I saw "peanut" and thought oh no--they ruined this candy. But what it said was "this product contains NONE of the following common allergens:" and then listed all the allergens it doesn't have. No more wondering if the product is ok, or if the company just doesn't label. I wish everyone would do that!

Posted on: Thu, 10/24/2002 - 4:14am
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WOW! It doesn't get much more convenient than that. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
Now, if only other manufacturers would jump on the bandwagon for excellent labeling and not just worrying about *CYA* labeling.
Great post BENSMOM!
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Posted on: Thu, 10/24/2002 - 5:56am
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Even though I've finished my Halloween shopping (can you believe I haven't even touched it?), I think I'll buy a bag of Smarties just to support them.
Great post, great company!
Amy

Posted on: Thu, 10/24/2002 - 12:28pm
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Kudos to the maufacturer of American Smarties!! Maybe we can send them letters telling them how pleased we are, then cc other companies who dont label properly. Maybe this type of labeling will catch on!!

Posted on: Fri, 10/25/2002 - 12:22pm
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I found the same thing here in California on the smarties bag. I thought WOW how great, grabbed up a few bags for my sons class for treats to have on hand. I couldn't ever remember the labeling being so good, wonder when they did it?

Posted on: Tue, 10/29/2002 - 1:06am
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raised for Annshel [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Tue, 10/29/2002 - 4:57am
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Kinda of topic but for Hallowe'en I like to give out non-candy items. For instance juice boxes, pencils, erasers, hallowe'en rings etc.
Then I don't have to worry about the labels!!

Posted on: Wed, 10/30/2002 - 6:39am
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Just for that, I may go buy a couple of bags of Smarties to give out tomorrow night!!

Posted on: Wed, 10/30/2002 - 7:24am
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I went and bought a huge bag of Smarties today just because of their excellent labeling! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]
Thanks again, Bensmom, for bringing this to our attention.
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Connie

Posted on: Sat, 10/09/2004 - 8:09pm
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bump
I need to do some linking.
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