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Posted on: Thu, 08/14/2003 - 1:50pm
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Deegan,
Jelly Belly does use PB. I asked [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
I grew up in a very rural area. I had no allergies, except to sunlight laundry detergent (hives). We had cats and a dog. When I was about 19, I developed an allergy to cats after I left home, and returned for a visit.
No allergies after that. Until, I had children. I also lived with a heavy smoker for a few years (he quit smoking), and moved to a town where the mill caused a lot of pollution. Plus there's a lot of highly allergenic trees in my area. Now I have a ton of allergies. It sucks.
So ya, I also agree that the amount of junk that you are exposed to likely raises your sensitivity.

Posted on: Sat, 08/16/2003 - 3:42pm
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Re Jelly Bellies
Jelly Bellies made from peanut butter are made in the same room and on the same line as the other JB's. I have toured their facility. All JB's cure in the same room.
Avoid them. Do not even have JB's that are just one flavor, as they may be contaminated. I took the tour once, and had to leave it due to the peanut odor in one area.

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