New peanut-free chocolate bar from M&M/Mars!

Posted on: Sat, 05/27/2006 - 2:28pm
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M&M/Mars Canada (Effem Canada) has begun making safe Mars bars (Mars bar is the same as a Milky Way).

I saw the first of these tonight at Shoppers Drug Mart. It is peanut-free and nut-free. A nice peanut-free logo appears on the packaging similar to the logos used by the other peanut-free manufacturers products (Dare, Chapmans, Nestle, Quaker, etc)

Not all Mars bars are safe so we must always read labels. Here is a photo of the safe Mars bar!! This is GREAT NEWS!!!!! It's wonderful how there are so many peanut-free products available at the grocery store now!! Everywhere you look these days, you see the peanut-free logo on products... great news! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

[img]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/hyperion1/2005/mars.jpg[/img]

Posted on: Sat, 05/27/2006 - 2:35pm
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Again, Erik, you will have made DD's day. Thanks.

Posted on: Sat, 05/27/2006 - 2:38pm
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Quote:Originally posted by lmw:
[b]Again, Erik, you will have made DD's day. Thanks.[/b]
that's great to hear [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
be careful to always read the label, as only some sizes are safe.. keep looking for that peanut-free logo [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
I haven't eaten a Mars bar in.. more than 10 years!! so exciting [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Sat, 05/27/2006 - 3:42pm
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...I'm so jealous...
Adrienne (who isn't anywhere near Canada)
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30-year old survivor of severe peanut/tree nut allergy

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 1:15am
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Quote:Originally posted by ajgauthier:
[b]...I'm so jealous...
Adrienne (who isn't anywhere near Canada)
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I'm jealous too....but way excited for everyone in Canada!!!
[This message has been edited by lilpig99 (edited May 28, 2006).]

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 1:22am
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"[i]You're gonna rot your teeth out of your head!!![/i]"

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 2:21am
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Quote:Originally posted by MommaBear:
[b]"[i]You're gonna rot your teeth out of your head!!![/i]"[/b]
I haven't had a Mars bar in over 10 years [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/tongue.gif[/img] I'll be good.. I only eat about 1 or 2 chocolate bars a week (as I get older I have less of a sweet tooth)
(my major addiction is waffles with pure Canadian maple syrup. hehe)
[This message has been edited by erik (edited May 28, 2006).]

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 4:48am
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I was wondering where you were hiding! Apparently it was in the candy aisle at your supermarket. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]
Amy

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 5:48am
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Erik - you left me smiling - Mars was one of my DS favorites before diagnosis. I'm going chocolate shopping next time I'm out!

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 9:18am
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Insanely jealous down here in PA!!!

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 11:41am
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Quote:Originally posted by happycat:
[b]Erik - you left me smiling - Mars was one of my DS favorites before diagnosis. I'm going chocolate shopping next time I'm out!
[/b]
That's great [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
I think they just came out this week, so it may be difficult to find them at first (as most stores don't seem to have them yet)
I found them at the Shoppers Drug Mart at Yonge & College here in Toronto.. hope you can find them soon too! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

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