Tootsie Roll Company

Posted on: Mon, 10/22/2001 - 1:22pm
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The folks that make tootsie rolls and tootsie roll lollipops also make many other candies. I spoke to them today and was told that they have a peanut/nutfree processing plant and none of their products contain peanuts/nuts. Check website at [url="http://www.tootsie.com"]www.tootsie.com[/url]

Posted on: Tue, 10/23/2001 - 9:16am
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I spoke with them also and I am so happy to find another nut free candy company!
They have numerous safe products. I plan to use this for halloween and also Birthday treats...

Posted on: Wed, 11/07/2001 - 10:31am
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I also received Tootsie's 11/7/01 confirmation that all their products are nut free...that they have no peanuts or nut products in any of their facilities.

Posted on: Wed, 11/14/2001 - 8:31am
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So Tootsie Pops and Tootsie Rolls are safe? (YAY!!)

Posted on: Mon, 10/21/2002 - 8:36am
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With all the talk of candy at this time of year, I thought I would bring this thread to the top. Since it had been a while since the last entry, I double checked and was told that they are still peanut and tree nut free. The list of candies they make are:
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC.
Tootsie Rolls
Tootsie Pops
Flavor Roll Twisties
Tootsie Peppermint Pops
Frooties
Caramel Apple Pops
Dots
Mutant Fruitant Pops
Crows
Tropical Dots
Child

Posted on: Mon, 10/21/2002 - 11:12am
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lsmom: thanks for posting this updated list and info about Tootsie products! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Mon, 10/21/2002 - 6:39pm
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I was nervous about the charleston chews because it says 'vegetable protein' on the list without specifying the vegetable. I guess it must be safe though because I have also emailed tootsie (though not specifically about charleston chews) and they said it all was peanut and tree nut free.
Gale

Posted on: Mon, 10/21/2002 - 9:13pm
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Charlston Chew has nougat in it. If my memory serves me correctly, I thought FAANs "How to Read a Label" for PA had nougat on it.
Can anyone clarify?

Posted on: Tue, 10/22/2002 - 9:59am
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Quote:Originally posted by LaurensMom:
[b]Charlston Chew has nougat in it. If my memory serves me correctly, I thought FAANs "How to Read a Label" for PA had nougat on it.
Can anyone clarify?[/b]
Some nougats contain nuts... usually almonds or hazelnuts, but sometimes peanuts too.
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Cheryl, mom to Jason (5) and Joey (3)

Posted on: Wed, 10/23/2002 - 11:36pm
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Has anyone found Tootsie's Caramel-A-Lot bars at Wal-mart, K-Mart, Target or some other national discount or grocery store chain? One locally-owned grocery store near me was selling little trial sizes and my daughter loves them - but now they're not available anymore (they went fast - a friend of mine who has a p.a. daughter, too, and I were hoarding them!).
Jackie

Posted on: Thu, 10/24/2002 - 8:27am
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Here is the email I received from Tootsie today:
Thank you for requesting a listing of all peanut and nut free products manufactured by our company. We are pleased to be able to inform you that, at this time, to the very best of our knowledge, all of our confections are peanut and nut product free.
We are including a listing of the products we make for your information.
Product List
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC.
Tootsie Rolls Tootsie Pops
Flavor Roll Twisties Tootsie Peppermint Pops
Frooties Caramel Apple Pops
Dots Mutant Fruitant Pops
Crows Tropical Dots
Child

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