Natural and Artificial Flavoring

Posted on: Thu, 05/15/2008 - 12:34pm
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Can Natural and Artificial flavoring contain peanuts?

Posted on: Thu, 05/15/2008 - 4:46pm
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i have no real information--hopefully someone here does.
i remember watching an Oprah show about food allergies and the expert label lady said it could.
i guess it's one of the "call the company" ingredients.

Posted on: Fri, 05/16/2008 - 8:02am
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I have heard that natural flavor can contain eggs. In fact something I picked up the other day said it had natural flavor and beside it in parentheses it said eggs. I guess the other person is correct, call the manufacturer. Better to be safe than sorry!

Posted on: Fri, 05/16/2008 - 3:41pm
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According to the new labeling law (not exactly "new" anymore) if there are any of the top 8 allergens in the product AT ALL including in hidden places like natural or artificial flavorings, it must be disclosed on the label.
That is a long sentence.
eta this applies only to foods. Beauty products can apparently put allergens in the fragrance and it's ok for them to not label for it.

Posted on: Sun, 04/19/2009 - 4:07am
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Vaccines can contain a multitude of food protein from the adjuvant and the culture medium. This is a protected trade secret and does not appear on the package insert. I believe that vaccinations are the main cause of peanut allergies.

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