Newman\'s Own

Posted on: Wed, 07/10/2002 - 9:16am
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pHas anyone been in touch with Newman's Own? I have emailed them, but not heard back yet. They recommend snail mail as a more reliable way to get a response. There is no phone #./p

Posted on: Thu, 09/19/2002 - 11:08am
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Thanks for the heads-up on this! I have on occasion used their products, but not any more!

Posted on: Thu, 03/04/2004 - 3:04am
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I emailed Newman's Own regarding their popcorn kernels and this was the reply I got:
Dear Customer,
Thank you for your email regarding allergies. There could be trace amounts of egg, milk powder, peanuts, tree nuts, gluten, and soy in any of our products. Our products which do not have any nuts or animal or animal by-products added are: Wheat-Free/Dairy-Free Fig Newmans, Chocolate Alphabet Cookies, Original Newman-O's, Mint Cr

Posted on: Thu, 03/04/2004 - 3:07am
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Thanks for posting this! Did you happen to ask: Does the not labelling for cross contamination apply to their sauces and salad dressings as well?
T.

Posted on: Thu, 03/04/2004 - 3:52am
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I did not ask about their sauces and dressings, but since she said "all of our products" I assume she means they don't label for cross-contamination on anything!

Posted on: Thu, 03/04/2004 - 5:01am
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Thanks for raising this thread!! I called the co. to report my kids reaction(under kep my kids safe). They said they use the FDA cleaning standards and there is no risk of cross contmination. They do make a walnut vinegrette in the same facility. We may be getting the dressing tested. FAAN is looking into finding someone to test it. I'll keep you up to date.

Posted on: Thu, 03/04/2004 - 5:27am
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Hmmmm, disappointing response for a company that claims to have a social conscience.
Amy

Posted on: Thu, 03/04/2004 - 7:48am
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McMelon, did FAAN get back to you? There is a place in Nebraska that tested something for me. Email me off the boards and I will let you know about it.

Posted on: Mon, 03/08/2004 - 12:37pm
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This is dissapointing. I began using the brand new Pop's Corn with no transfats. My son has eaten it a couple of times already.
I'm going to email them.

Posted on: Tue, 03/09/2004 - 7:11am
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mom2nickie, No FAAN hasn't gotten back to me yet. She said it would take at least a week. If I don't hear soon I will e-mail you. Thanks for the connection to a testing location. Melody

Posted on: Wed, 03/17/2004 - 6:40am
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I am so bummed. I just spoke with Newman's and learned about the cross contamination issue. We have used their products without incident but will not anymore. What is so hard about using a "may contain label"? Does anyone know of a safe ready made tomato sauce that is comparable?

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