Gummi bears?

Posted on: Sat, 08/14/2004 - 8:08am
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Anyone know if Gummi bears are safe for PA/TNA? I sent the company an email but haven't received an answer yet. I'm talking about the "original" gummi bears in the gold package, made by Haribo.

Posted on: Sat, 08/14/2004 - 5:00pm
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I do not believe these are safe.
Trolli are safe, as of last year.

Posted on: Sun, 08/15/2004 - 11:25am
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[url="http://www.notnutz.com"]www.notnutz.com[/url]
great gummy bears, worms etc. and definitely safe.

Posted on: Sun, 08/15/2004 - 12:49pm
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Thanks, Danielle - another great site to add to my favorites list!

Posted on: Thu, 08/26/2004 - 11:39pm
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MCMOM,
Did you ever get a response back from Haribo? How crazy is it that we had an open house last night and a parent brought in a bag of these that had the individual bags in them. The teacher looked at me as if asking if this is okay because we have a no eating in the classroom policy except what I bring.
I looked on their website but I don't know if I am comfortable with their labeling because this is another country.

Posted on: Fri, 08/27/2004 - 2:37am
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I'm not sure about Gummy Bears, but we had some Gummy Worms, and they had a somewhat hidden "May Contain Peanuts" warning.

Posted on: Fri, 08/27/2004 - 6:05am
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No, I didn't get a response from them.

Posted on: Fri, 08/27/2004 - 10:50am
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I am a bit confused b/c when I look at the Haribo gummi bears I don't see a warning label on them..why are people concerned?

Posted on: Fri, 08/27/2004 - 10:53am
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I am concerned because they are a candy, they are a german company, and not everyone labels their products. There are many gummi candies out there that do have warnings therefore I will not take my chances unless I know for sure. Candy is not a big deal for us because to me it is just not worth the risk and there are much healthier alternatives. BUT kids will be kids..lol.
Renee

Posted on: Thu, 09/02/2004 - 8:22am
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I finally received my email from Haribo..here it is..
Dear Renee,
In response to your letter, our HARIBO products are manufactured in a
factory that only produce gummi candies. No nuts of any sort are
manufactured in these factories.
Thank you for you iterest in HARIBO!!
Sincerely,
Haribo of America, Inc.

Posted on: Thu, 09/02/2004 - 9:55am
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MQ, glad they answered you!

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