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Author Topic: safe soy milk?  (Read 2279 times)


Offline jenyik

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safe soy milk?
« on: January 08, 2014, 12:55:28 PM »
Hi all
I am allergic to almonds but not peanuts/other nuts and am looking into drinking soy milk again(not allergic to dairy just want to try it) and am looking for a brand not cross contaminated. Years ago I did this and bought vanilla silk and had a bad reaction to it. Does anyone know a safe brand before I go shopping.


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Re: safe soy milk?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2014, 01:04:14 PM »
None currently I know free of almond cross-contamination. I'd also be wary of some cow milks for cross-contamination with almond. It's become increasingly popular. Also be careful getting lattes at food service. More are market testing almond milk.

Offline CMdeux

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Re: safe soy milk?
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2014, 03:53:03 PM »
You could try calling Trader Joe's-- used to be-- they had larger sizes which were not on shared lines with milk or treenuts. 

Something about it started giving my DD (PN/TNA/Egg/outgrown milk) problems, though, and we gave them up anyway about two years back.

IMMV, of course.  Avoid Silk (which you knew).

Pacific shares lines with almond and cashew products.

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Offline spacecanada

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Re: safe soy milk?
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2014, 05:07:18 PM »
In Canada, the only safe brand I have found is Natura.  I call and email them frequently to ensure they maintain nut-free lines.
anaphylaxis to tree nuts, peanuts, potato, wheat, and sorghum

Offline Linden

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Re: safe soy milk?
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2014, 07:34:54 PM »
You could try contacting Better than Milk (powered milks only - the liquid milk is NOT safe), 8th Continent, and EdenSoy.  It's possible one or more of them is safe for nuts.
DS TNA/EA, avocado, environmentals, asthma