Safe ready-made popcorn

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 7:09am
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Is there any safe ready-made popcorn? I know Frito-Lay makes a cheddar variety - is there a plain variety that they make or any others that are nut-safe? My son's school wants to do tasting of different types of corn products - I guess as a pre-Thanksgiving activity. Any info, ASAP would be helpful. I did a search, but couldn't come up with any solid information.

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 10:36am
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My PA son loves Smartfood cheddar popcorn by Frito Lay and also Herr's brand popcorn.

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 10:48am
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My PA son has eaten Smartfood and Wise brands. No problems here.

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 11:03am
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We too have used smartfood. Can you send in some popped microwave or frsh variety? Or is there a requirement of having a lable to read? Can they pop a microwave bag there? Just some thoughts for plain. becca

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 1:56pm
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My dd eats Smartfood too. Also, Boston Lite. There is a new microwave popcorn out by Stop & Shop (Mass stores) called kettle corn. Instead of butter, it's popped in sugar and is sweet.

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 2:02pm
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Thanks, everybody. Is Herr's sold in the Midwest? We're limited by the fact that it has to be Kosher, which means I can't bring it home-made (and I don't have a microwave anyway). I don't think they have a microwave there - maybe the teacher's lounge would!?
I did see "Pop Secret" microwavable by General Mills at the store today; it had an allergen statement for milk. I also bought some Robert's American Gourmet "Tings" - a new variety that are corn sticks/twists. Maybe they can replace the popcorn with that, for him at least. The Safeway brand of ready made had a peanut warning on it, and the fact that the grocery aisle sign said "Popcorn & Nuts" didn't bode well!

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 2:21pm
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In my search online, I came across this:
Snack Review: Herr's Caramel Popcorn With Peanuts
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Categories: Caramel Corn (25 reviews) | Caramel Snacks (27 reviews) | Nuts (32 reviews) | Popcorn (109 reviews)
Taste: This is decent caramel corn with peanuts, but most people who tried it agreed that Cracker Jax are better.
Aroma: Nice caramel corn and peanut smell.
Manufacturer: Herr Foods Inc.
HAS anybody called Herr's about cross-contamination?

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 2:22pm
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check out this one - they say they are peanut/nut-free on the website:
[url="http://www.thepopcornpeople.com/"]http://www.thepopcornpeople.com/[/url]

Posted on: Mon, 11/17/2003 - 11:06pm
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My son loves the Vic's regular (not the low salt one). It is really good and they have a caramel one and a butter one too.

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