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Peanut/Tree Nut Allergy / Pili Nut- anyone heard of it?
« Last post by hezzier on Today at 09:20:20 AM »
A friend mentioned a yogurt he likes for DD (lactose intolerant) made from Pili Nuts...I had never heard of them.  Based on them being a tree nut, we will avoid, but will discuss with the allergist at DS's next appt just to see what she has to say about them.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: GREAT NEWS!!!
« Last post by hezzier on Today at 09:11:37 AM »
That's awesome!
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Sometimes I don’t think about reading the labels on OTC stuff like that - thanks for the heads-up.  I’m glad you read it before buying it would have been awful to find out the hard way!
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Peanut/Tree Nut Allergy / Re: SURPRISE! Unusual or Unexpected Peanut/Nut Sources
« Last post by Ciel on Yesterday at 06:18:35 AM »
Ear wax removers are listed in the initial list. I will name Cerumol specifically. I almost bought it because I hadn’t read the label. The only reason I noticed is because the pharmacist asked me to sit down and do a meds review for the prescription medications  I was picking up at the same time. She was double checking my allergies and I was prompted to read the box of Cerumol in my hand. Peanut oil.

I just used olive oil.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Shea
« Last post by spacecanada on September 22, 2020, 05:54:33 PM »
I am contact sensitive to Shea as well. PN/TN allergy and eczema.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Shea
« Last post by PurpleCat on September 22, 2020, 03:21:21 PM »
DD was contact sensitive for sure when she was a kid.  We avoid and she has not eaten.  Kleenex with shea made her whole face blow up when she was little and a lotion with shea irritated her skin too.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Shea
« Last post by SilverLining on September 22, 2020, 01:25:51 PM »
Thank you for the info.

I read the labels of all the creams in my home. None have it.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Shea
« Last post by rebekahc on September 22, 2020, 11:19:06 AM »
DD who is not allergic to peanuts or tree nuts is allergic to Shea used topically. I am allergic to peanuts and tree nuts (but not drupees that I’m aware of) and I do not react to topical Shea. Neither of us has ingested it to my knowledge.
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Main Discussion Board / Shea
« Last post by SilverLining on September 22, 2020, 10:08:42 AM »
I am considering purchasing a lotion that has Shea butter in it. Googling I find it’s a nut....or a drupe. I eat other drupes.

Do people here eat/use it? (Is it ever edible? I don’t know.)

Do people avoid it?

If you care to answer, please also include whether dealing with peanut or nut or both.

TIA
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GHSW, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Egg Allergens
GHSW, LLC. is voluntarily recalling 1512 units of Trader Joe’s Southwest Style Sweet Potato Sauté Bowl due to undeclared milk and egg allergens in the dressing that are not declared on the label.  People who are allergic to milk and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The dressing is located in a pouch found inside the clear 21.5 oz. bowl.  These bowls are sold in the refrigerated section of the store.

The recalled product(s) were shipped to 36 Trader Joe’s stores in the following states:  AR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TN, and TX.

The recall has been isolated to only Southwest Style Sweet Potato Sauté Bowl with the Best By dates 09/23/20, 09/24/20, 09/25/20, 09/26/20, and 09/28/20 on the front of the package. No other products or lots are affected by this recall.

No reports of illnesses or injury have been received to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the dressing containing milk and egg was distributed in packaging that did not declare the presence of milk or egg.

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