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Author Topic: Flipz with peanut free logo  (Read 5041 times)

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Offline MandCmama

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Flipz with peanut free logo
« on: August 10, 2013, 08:57:03 AM »
When the bags of Halloween start showing up, I'm always on the lookout for safe single serve pretzels... In my area that seems to be the only time I can find them. Yesterday I found single serve bags of Flipz chocolate covered pretzels with a peanut free logo on them. It's so pathetic how emotional it makes me when I find a new product with that logo!
Pennsylvania, USA
DS#1 (Born 11/2006)- allergic to peanuts and tree nuts
DS#2 (Born 3/2009)- allergic to egg, peanuts, and tree nuts (and Penicillin as of ‘18)

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2013, 09:42:51 AM »
Interesting...does it say anything about tree nuts?  On line, their info still says made on the same equipment as pn & tn.  Might be worth a call.
DS (15 yrs) TN
DD (17 yrs) cat, wasps and yellow jackets

NH, USA

Offline MandCmama

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2013, 05:08:05 PM »
I'm not home at the moment, but the bag said "made in peanut fee facility" . My assumption was that because it was a specialty item ( clearly meant for Halloween) it was made in a different facility.
Pennsylvania, USA
DS#1 (Born 11/2006)- allergic to peanuts and tree nuts
DS#2 (Born 3/2009)- allergic to egg, peanuts, and tree nuts (and Penicillin as of ‘18)

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2013, 09:02:27 PM »
I'll have to keep my eyes open for it around here.
DS (15 yrs) TN
DD (17 yrs) cat, wasps and yellow jackets

NH, USA

Offline bleh

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2013, 07:42:15 AM »
So far I have only seen these at kmart. It says peanut and tree nut free factory on the packaging.
DD: PA/TNA/EA (baked eggs are okay)

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2013, 01:57:16 PM »
I want to find those!

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2013, 02:23:54 PM »
I want to find those!

Yes, me too, but we don't have a Kmart anymore.
DS (15 yrs) TN
DD (17 yrs) cat, wasps and yellow jackets

NH, USA

Offline MandCmama

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2013, 03:02:35 PM »
I found mine at Wegman's
Pennsylvania, USA
DS#1 (Born 11/2006)- allergic to peanuts and tree nuts
DS#2 (Born 3/2009)- allergic to egg, peanuts, and tree nuts (and Penicillin as of ‘18)

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2013, 04:49:22 PM »
I bought them, I'm nervous cause I'm worried about sesame.  I found a number to call and she said there is no sesame but she sounded like she was 15 and answered right away without looking up anything, and I don't fell 100%.  Anyone eat these with a sesame allergy?

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2013, 07:25:52 PM »
I bought them and have emailed them because there is no information about tree nuts.
DS (15 yrs) TN
DD (17 yrs) cat, wasps and yellow jackets

NH, USA

Offline Jessica

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2013, 01:26:18 AM »
I emailed them a while back. End of August. I sent this:

Can you tell me if you label your products with a warning if they are made in a shared facility with items containing peanuts or tree nuts? thank you.

they sent this on October 10th. Good thing I wasn't in a hurry:

Thank you for contacting DeMet's Candy Company with your inquiry. All of our packages carry a statement with relevant allergen information, including disclosures about shared equipment.

Regards,
 Laura 
DeMet's Candy Company

It's a little vague for me so I'd be interested to hear what others have found out.
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DD18-PA/TNA
DD16 and DS14-NKA

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2013, 06:19:29 AM »
Oh, We have a Kmart.  What do these look like?  A bag of mini sized servings? 
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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2014, 08:05:33 AM »
I finally got a response from my email on October 15...



Dear           :

Thank you for contacting DeMet's Candy Company regarding your inquiry.

All of our packaging contains relevant allergy information, and we exercise great care in the production and packaging of our products. While our everyday packages of FLIPZ carry a warning regarding peanuts, the Halloween Treat Bag is manufactured entirely in a peanut-free facility. The facility is NOT tree nut free, so if you have a sensitivity to tree nuts we advise you to avoid this product.

Thank you again for contacting us with your question.  As a gesture of thanks we are sending you some coupons!  Kindly allow 7-10 business days for your coupons to arrive in the mail. We hope our products will satisfy you in the future.

Sincerely,

DeMet’s Candy Company
www.demetscandy.com

Reference Number: 000001612A
DS (15 yrs) TN
DD (17 yrs) cat, wasps and yellow jackets

NH, USA

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Re: Flipz with peanut free logo
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2014, 10:40:37 AM »
Wow. Here's what they sent me. Not nearly as clear as yours (but it took almost 2 mos to get a reply).

Thank you for contacting DeMet's Candy Company with your inquiry. All of our packages carry a statement with relevant allergen information, including disclosures about shared equipment.

Regards,
 Laura 
DeMet's Candy Company

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Received: 8/29/2013 9:17 PM
To: Amanda L.; Consumer Affairs; Laura Battinelli
Subject: Product Questions/ Comments
Brand and Variety: flipz
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Comments: Can you tell me if you label your products with a warning if they are made in a shared facility with items containing peanuts or tree nuts? thank you.
USA
DD18-PA/TNA
DD16 and DS14-NKA