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Thanks, gufyduck. It’s great to see you!
Mfrs. & Packaged Food / Re: Worcestershire Sauce
« Last post by Macabre on Today at 12:07:52 PM »
When we last bought it, the Kroger store brand didn’t have anchovies.
Mfrs. & Packaged Food / Re: Worcestershire Sauce
« Last post by GoingNuts on Yesterday at 07:00:06 PM »
We also use Lea & Perrins  - PN, TN, sesame and chick pea.
Mfrs. & Packaged Food / Re: Worcestershire Sauce
« Last post by rebekahc on Yesterday at 03:28:44 PM »
We don't have seed allergies, so you'd need to double check on that, but we use Lea & Perrins. 


Distilled white vinegar, anchovies, garlic, molasses, onions, salt, sugar, water, chili pepper extract, cloves, natural flavorings, tamarind extract

If you prefer something without anchovies, you might consider Pickapeppa Sauce - it has a similar flavor profile and I think would substitute well for Worchestershire for most uses.  Again, you'd have to double check WRT seeds.
Schools and Food Allergies / Epi Pens, Inhalers, phones, & SBAC Testing
« Last post by gufyduck on Yesterday at 01:52:33 PM »
I came across this information as part of my job, and thought it might be helpful for those who have students taking the SBAC test this spring.  The info I'm sharing is specific to California, but assume it is similar for other states using the SBAC test.

In SBAC testing there is something called a designated support.  These are tools that can help ANY student if they are recommended.  I often set students up to have a different screen color if monitors bother their eyes or for items (not passages) to be read to them if they struggle in reading.  Quoting the CA manual
(Designated Supports) are available for use by any student for whom the need has been indicated by an educator (or team of educators working with the parent/guardian and student)

There is a new designated support this year for medical devices.  Including phones. 
Medical Device

Students may have access to an electronic device for medical purposes (e.g., Glucose Monitor). The device may include a cell phone, and should only support the student during testing for medical reasons.

Follow local policies regarding medical devices and ensure students’ health is the highest priority.
Mfrs. & Packaged Food / Worcestershire Sauce
« Last post by joshsmom on Yesterday at 01:19:07 PM »
Any safe brands of Worcestershire sauce?

DS: Peanut,  treenuts, sesame and sunflower
Seed Allergy / Re: Pepperidge Farms Bread
« Last post by GoingNuts on January 16, 2019, 12:55:48 PM »
Love their dark German Wheat!
Seed Allergy / Re: Pepperidge Farms Bread
« Last post by Macabre on January 16, 2019, 12:45:45 PM »
The whole wheat. These days doing WW we bit the Very Thin sliced. I think we’ve bought the honey wheat. It’s been almost a year since I bought regular bread, so I don’t remember.
Seed Allergy / Re: Pepperidge Farms Bread
« Last post by joshsmom on January 16, 2019, 08:52:03 AM »
What breads do you buy from PF? We have bought the white sandwich bread in the past but my son has decided he doesn’t like white bread. We do use Kings Hawaiian.
Seed Allergy / Re: Pepperidge Farms Bread
« Last post by Macabre on January 16, 2019, 07:05:43 AM »
Same, but sometimes we also buy King’s Hawaiian. Angelic Bakery is now safe for sesame again (for a few months a couple of years ago they ran on shared lines—short-lived).

We do not deal with sunflower though.
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