Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Peanut Allergies

I never realized just how hard it would be to find peanut-free items for kids. Since Emma was diagnosed with a life threatening peanut allergy at the age of one, our quest now is to find peanut-free kid friendly products. It's not easy! I have to give credit to Loblaws for acknowledging this growing problem and starting to show the peanut-free logo on a lot of there PC products. Check them out at You don't know how much this helps family members. You can spend hours reading labels and even then you are sometimes not sure. I am now in the midst of scouring everywhere for unique peanut-free stocking stuffers. With such a growing number of children and adults with peanut allergies more company's need to adopt the peanut-free logo. It would make life so much easier for parents and other family members of peanut allergy sufferers, not to mention safer, too!

Come on! Look at that face! She should be the poster child for the "peanut free label". So get with the program, all you company giants!!

Here are just a few sites that I found surfing the web.

In Canada a great food allergy informational site is

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