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Offline Macabre

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2013, 04:25:52 PM »
Oh? Congrats!
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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2013, 02:50:50 PM »
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Looks as though we may be hunting for single-sourced almonds soon.

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CM, look up Zinke Orchards. I don't know if they sell straight-up almonds, but their almond butter has only one ingredient--dry roasted almonds--and the text "no peanuts or other nuts processed in our facility" on jars; and I know it's available locally.
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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #17 on: October 01, 2013, 10:57:07 AM »
AWESOME info-- grazi!!


(and no, probably no congrats are in order at this point-- I strongly suspect that this will NOT be a pass, but either way it will be good to really know.)

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #18 on: October 01, 2013, 10:58:34 AM »
Double thanks are in order we'll also need it to challenge.

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2013, 07:52:51 AM »
This is all so useful. Thanks all! I am in the UK and a lot of the farms / suppliers won't ship over here alas.

I got a really useful reply from Blue Diamond which I thought others would find helpful

'First, Blue Diamond only processes almonds; however, the transportation equipment used to transfer the almonds from the orchards to the processing facilities is shared with other nut growers. Many of our almond growers in our grower co-op have other tree nut orchards (separate from the almond orchards).

Let me emphasize that the harvested almonds are NOT shipped together with any other nuts; however, because the equipment is shared , it is possible that a stray walnut, pistachio or hazelnut be left behind in the dumpers.

With our tightly controlled processes, it si unlikely that something like that would get through our system and into our finished/packaged products, but in the event it does, we need to inform our consumers of the possibility with that statement on our packages.

Other tree nuts would include walnuts, pistachios and hazelnuts.'

I have one daughter with only walnut allergy and one with only peanut allergy so am navigating the minefield of sourcing nuts with minimum risk of cross contamination. Our doctors here , who are leading clinical research projects at Guys and St Thomas hosp, believe it's really important to keep giving them the nuts that they can have to prevent them developing allergies to those too. But finding nuts that haven't been processed with others is really hard.

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2014, 01:48:43 PM »
Has anyone ordered from Zinke Orchards lately? I've had good luck with them in the past but am unable to get through on their phone lines. I'm guessing they may be sold out again which is the problem I ran into last year . . . only it was much later in the year. We only had to wait a few months before the September harvest. Do you know of any other almond only growers that are affordable? Thanks for the help!

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2014, 09:36:12 AM »
This thread is quite old, but want to add some info that might be helpful-  I have a PA son and order our walnuts from Haag family farms. In my last shipment, I found an almond. I was informed that this was a problem with one of their shellers and that it wouldn't happen again.
Just thought I would mention this, as it presents a potentially serious risk of cross contamination for those with almond allergies as well.

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2014, 11:12:48 AM »
Thread with recent Q&A about Wonderful brand pistachios and almonds:

Wonderful Pistachios
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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2014, 03:30:29 PM »
This thread is great!  Thank you!

American Native Pecans are labeled peanut free.

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #24 on: October 22, 2014, 09:42:39 PM »
Just found tree nut butters that are peanut-free at a Whole Foods store. 

http://www.artisanafoods.com/

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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #25 on: October 23, 2014, 06:23:40 AM »
Barney Butter Almond Butter is free of peanuts and other tree nuts. 

I've seen it at BJ's.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #26 on: October 23, 2014, 09:08:40 AM »
Irene thanks!  I wonder if their nuts aRe PF. It is very difficult to find PF macadamias. I did, but I found many other sources that process peanuts.  Surprisingly. 
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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #27 on: January 05, 2015, 04:24:42 PM »
I have not been able to find chestnuts that are peanut free.  Anyone has any ideas?
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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #28 on: April 28, 2015, 11:52:33 AM »
I just found a source for peanut free almonds, walnuts, cashews, pistachios and pecans.  We have been able to get almonds, pecans and pistachios easily enough and have them in our home most all of the time.  But walnuts and cashews have been harder/impossible to find without mail ordering them from Tierra Farms--which we haven't done in two years. 

Trader Joe's and Whole Foods sells these.

Poindexter Nuts
http://www.poindexternut.com/




I wonder if the macadamias in their mixed nuts are sourced as peanut free.
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Re: Sources for Peanut-FREE treenuts
« Reply #29 on: April 28, 2015, 06:18:19 PM »
Okay, well my TJs only has the walnuts and only for a limited time. And my Whole Foods doesn't have them at all.
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