Kraft new labeling practices for \"traces\"?

Posted on: Tue, 10/03/2006 - 5:36am
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I called Kraft recently on a particular item and was told that if "traces" of peanuts or tree nuts, or any top allergen is in their product, then it would be in a seperate "May contain" statement under the ingredients listing. I have always thought from what they've told me in the past that they don't do "May contains" but if it's in the product in trace amounts, that it would be listed in with the ingredients listing of all the ingredients. Have things changed? She told me No, that's just what they do. Have you heard this???

Posted on: Tue, 10/03/2006 - 6:21am
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I emailed the new CEO of Kraft to tell her what I thought of Kraft/Nabisco labeling. I know many people on this site do not like the fact that they don't mention "may contain" statements on the packages. They also don't make reading the label easy by putting the allergens in bold. I still haven't gotten a response. I suggest people bombard her with emails. From what I heard she had a meeting w/ all employees to say that they need to start listening to the consumer more. Her email is [email]Irene.rosenfeld@kraft.com[/email]. I hope everyone sends her emails on how we feel about their labeling.
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Posted on: Tue, 10/03/2006 - 1:29pm
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I've seen may contain warnings on Kraft/Nabisco here in Canada for many years. Some of their cookies say 'may contain traces of peanut residue" in bold fushia lettering.. I'll check at the store this week for details.

Posted on: Wed, 10/04/2006 - 11:29am
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I've seen warning here (in Canada) as well. Not many, but they are there.

Posted on: Tue, 10/03/2006 - 6:21am
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Joined: 09/16/2006 - 09:00

I emailed the new CEO of Kraft to tell her what I thought of Kraft/Nabisco labeling. I know many people on this site do not like the fact that they don't mention "may contain" statements on the packages. They also don't make reading the label easy by putting the allergens in bold. I still haven't gotten a response. I suggest people bombard her with emails. From what I heard she had a meeting w/ all employees to say that they need to start listening to the consumer more. Her email is [email]Irene.rosenfeld@kraft.com[/email]. I hope everyone sends her emails on how we feel about their labeling.
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Jodi

Posted on: Tue, 10/03/2006 - 1:29pm
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I've seen may contain warnings on Kraft/Nabisco here in Canada for many years. Some of their cookies say 'may contain traces of peanut residue" in bold fushia lettering.. I'll check at the store this week for details.

Posted on: Wed, 10/04/2006 - 11:29am
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I've seen warning here (in Canada) as well. Not many, but they are there.

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