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Author Topic: Post Cereals  (Read 3895 times)

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Offline anxious2008

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Post Cereals
« on: November 01, 2011, 11:10:11 AM »
I was calling Kelloggs and Post and what a diff. with customer service and answers. kellogs stated the Wheat All Bran Flakes were safe and safe from shared lines etc.
Then i called Post. I asked about AlphaBits, Shredded Wheat and Coco Pebbles.
Was getting conflicting messages and then stated if on shared lines would say may contain. Explained that she informed me that Shredded Wheats (all kinds) were made on shared lines and nothing is notated on the box right in front of me. She then put me on hold and still had no answer.
But stated Shredded Wheat are on the same lines as nuts.
Coco and Fruity Pebbles are in a nut free facility and nut free lines.
Alphabits is in a facility with almonds but not on shared lines.

Still do not think will want to give Post cereal to my PA/TNA kids.

Offline Jessica

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2011, 02:09:02 AM »
Didn't Post used to be Kraft? Is it its own company now? I don't remember Post ever being a company that I trusted.
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Offline hedgehog

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2011, 07:08:15 AM »
Still is Kraft AFAIK.
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Offline Jessica

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2011, 11:16:26 AM »
ok. I couldn't find it among Kraft's brands on their website and nothing on the Post website shows it either. I thought maybe it changed.
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Offline hedgehog

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2011, 01:00:25 PM »
Maybe it has. I haven't looked in a while.  I just assumed that since I had never heard otherwise, that Post was still part of Kraft.
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Gina

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2011, 08:49:59 PM »
Post is with RalCorp per it's site.
So not with Kraft.

Offline Jessica

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2011, 11:37:37 PM »
Interesting Ralcorp info (if it's all true)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralcorp
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Offline ajasfolks2

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2011, 01:50:53 AM »
So, per that wiki link:

In late 2007, Ralcorp signed an agreement with Kraft Foods to acquire the Post Cereals brands, thus returning to the major branded cereal business. The acquisition was completed August 4, 2008.

Hmmmmm . . .

is THAT why the Shredded Wheat is all "shared lines" and NOTHING is stated as such on the labels (they just retained the no-tell policy of Kraft when they bought Post)?

OK< I'm pretty pissed right about now.

Also saw this in the wiki links:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-14/ralcorp-to-spin-off-post-foods-after-failing-to-find-buyer-for-cereal-unit.html


« Last Edit: November 04, 2011, 02:02:38 AM by ajasfolks2 »
Is this where I blame iPhone and cuss like an old fighter pilot's wife?

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Offline YouKnowWho

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Re: Post Cereals
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2011, 03:54:43 PM »
Post is pretty honest when it comes to gluten free labeling (and says it on the box).  Granted that can be a line of whooey, I know.  I felt reasonably comfortable with DS2 having them though they are not his fave (Fruity Pebbles).   I did call to ask about the nuts but it was specific to the Pebbles.   They are a fave of my gluten allergic child - I usually make Fruity Pebble bars for his treats for school because it's something the other kids are interested in having whereas a gluten/egg free cupcake not so much.

I do know that the premade Fruity Pebble treats are a may contain for nuts.
DS1 - Wheat, rye, barley and egg
DS2 - peanuts
DD -  tree nuts, soy and sunflower
Me - bananas, eggplant, many drugs
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