The Halloween Edition of the Safe Snack Guide is hot off the press, waiting for you to download your copy.
As we do every year, we’ve dedicated a whole page to Halloween-themed and bulk-packaged candies and chocolates, just in time for trick-or-treat and nut-free classroom celebrations. With each listing we provide size/packaging information and indicate whether the items are individually wrapped.
Please also be advised that we have removed chocolate products from Giddy Yoyo, as the company has informed us that they have begun using raw coconut oil (considered a tree nut according to the FDA but not in Canada) as an ingredient in a few of their new varieties. Their other health foods and supplements remain top-8 allergen free, and the company plans to remove the coconut oil in later formulations. When that happens, we will re-list Giddy Yoyo chocolate products and let you know with a subsequent update.
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I’m trying to find out how to know if gelatins and/or food dyes in products contain any poultry. My son is allergic to eggs and chicken and he reacts to some things that gelatin. Also food dyes seem to be an issue but I’m told they can’t test for specifics.
Any ideas you have would be appreciated.