what brand name foods are always safe

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i have recently been diagnosed with pa.I would like to know if anyone has a list of proven safe brand name foods for the pa. individual.Thank you.

On Aug 27, 2000

Hi Swede13 - Welcome to the board. I would recommend that you go to the SNACKS, RECIPES, ETC. thread, and scroll right to the bottom of the page. Chris (PeanutAllergy.com) has a posting there called LIST OF PEANUT/NUT FREE FOODS. It is an excellent article on why there is no such list, because manufacturers change their ingredients lists all the time. Such a list might be fine for a few years, but if the manufacturer decides to add peanut oil to a formerly safe product, the list becomes out of date, and dangerous.

Just take the time to read the ingredients in the products you presently buy - they MUST declare it on the label if it contains peanut products. Hydrolized Plant Protein (HPP) or Hydrolized Vegetable Protein (HVP) may be from a peanut plant - so stay away from products that list it in their ingredients. You just have to get into the habit of reading ingredients on everything you eat, all the time, to stay safe. Good luck.

On Aug 28, 2000

Thank You very much for your quick responce.The last few days i have read alot on here and now understand how it works.Thanks again Cayley's mom!

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