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Is Kentucy Fried Chicken safe? I live in Canada. thank you

On Mar 16, 2003


Originally posted by Sandy: [b]Is Kentucy Fried Chicken safe? I live in Canada. thank you[/b]

Hi Sandy,

My opinion would be that KFC in Canada is safe as I have eaten it numerous times with no problems. But I have never phoned KFC to check.

I have never heard of anyone having a problem at a Canadian KFC.

On Mar 16, 2003

Can anyone tell me if KFC in the U.S. is safe? Thanks...

On Mar 16, 2003


We have eaten at KFC (US) many times and Cameron has never had a problem. We've only eaten at our local one, so I'm not sure about KFC in general.

HTH, Lana [img][/img]

On Mar 17, 2003

thanks for your replys. I will call KFC and find out and get back to all. Eric.......I wish I had your comfort zone!! I would be a lot less stressed! (Ha Ha) [img][/img]

On Mar 17, 2003

Hi Sandy,

I think it is because I have eaten KFC all my life, so at this point I don't bother to phone them. If I went to a new place (ie: Louisiana Fried Chicken) I would definitely check.

I just know that if KFC in Canada did use peanut products, I would have had hundreds of reactions over the past 30 years.

But when I do go to restaurants I always do ask. It is only with the giant fast food companies (KFC, McDonalds, Swiss Chalet, Pizza Hut, etc) which I don't ask since I ate them all my life, so I know they don't use peanut products.

Special note: if I was try try something new on the menu I would ask for sure, for example, if I wanted to try a muffin at McDonalds I would ask since I never ate one before, plus baked goods are often 'may contain')

[This message has been edited by erik (edited March 17, 2003).]

On Mar 17, 2003

Erik: it is so nice to have you on this board. Your life experience and information is most helpful. Thank you.

On Mar 17, 2003

Hi Lisa..

You're welcome. Everyone is always welcome to ask me any questions anytime - I hope I can help as much as possible [img][/img]

On Mar 18, 2003

My PA son has eaten KFC many times and he has been fine - he only eats the popcorn chicken, regular chicken and fries though.

erik - you provide so much information to people, and given the fact you are living through it and probably know more than anyone out here about PA, who helps you out when you need help?

On Mar 18, 2003

My adult brother and my son Troy both eat KFC and have for most of their lives. [British Columbia and Ontario, Canada] I talked to a customer service rep a long time ago and it was impossible to get confirmation of any ingredients (secret recipe--parts created in different factories then mixed in yet another one!) but I did get an assurance that nuts including peanuts were not part of the recipe. About a year ago, KFC withdrew all their plum sauce as their quality assurance review showed that they could not be certain of a supplier's compliance with their no nut policy. There had been no problems, reactions or complaints but it was removed from all outlets served by the supplier until the ingredients' safety was confirmed. Talk to them if you have questions. I like hearing from everybody on this board but I always make my own calls and I update my info every 6 months to 1 year.

On Mar 18, 2003

Hi Batman,

I actually learn a lot from this site too. Every time I visit I learn something new. I am very fortunate to have found this site, as there are many new things that I have learned thanks to all of you [img][/img]

On Mar 18, 2003

I spoke with KFC today. They said that it is safe, and has been for years. [img][/img] [img][/img]

By zombo09 on Apr 19, 2009

It tastes so good, even if it wasn't safe, yummy. :(

By mreverydaythang on Jun 28, 2010

I'm from the U.S. and have eaten at KFC my whole life without an problems. I believe their website lists allergens so that would be a good place to start, but its best to ask the manager (they should know what oil they use etc.).