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mrswhitecastle posted:
I'm so upset about Hostess going out of business. I can do without the Twinkies and Ding Dongs (although Suzy Q's were my favorite), but they also made Wonder bread. Wonder was the only bread I would buy for Emily! Bunny Bread has a warning and Sara Lee makes her break out.

Now I have to find a new brand. Bummer!!!

Oh, and when I bought our last loaf today, the checkout lady commented how she would miss it. I told her I would too, since my daughter had food allergies. She told me to just save the bag and put other bread in it from now on. I said sure, if I wanted her to have a reaction. She told me again to do it and see what happened. If only it were that easy.....Eyeroll...
Emily (7 - allergic to tree nuts) Elizabeth (5)
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seeit2 responded:
What an idiot.

I am sad too. My kids have never had a twinkie or ding dong but Hostess also made the only bread we can buy - I have been searching high and low for a replacement and can't find one. I may have to bake my own.

You can freeze bread, can we buy out the store lol?
Deb (40) DD (4) Funny, spirited, curious, has a severe milk allergy, DS (1) fearless and bottomless, peanut allergy
 
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mrswhitecastle replied to seeit2's response:
I totally thought about buying the last 5 loaves and sticking them in the freezer! Honestly, as I stood in that aisle, I really had to fight back wanting to cry. Over bread -- doesn't that seem pretty silly?!

When baking bread, I just can't master that same soft, sandwich bread texture that you get from store bought. Although, Emily doesn't even care for sandwiches that much. She will only eat a sandwich if it's grilled cheese or PB&J. Otherwise, I just give her the meat and cheese and she's happy. Maybe I will just quit buying sandwich bread.....
Emily (7 - allergic to tree nuts) Elizabeth (5)
 
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crunk05177 responded:
People just don't get it....grrr....it annoys me! I honestly haven't bought a hostess product in I can't tell you how long so I won't miss it too much but I can feel your pain. That is so sad....I hope you can find a substitute
 
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seeit2 replied to mrswhitecastle's response:
Can you eat tortillas? They can be high in sodium but when Lily seems bored of turkey sandwiches I offer her a "roll-up" and they seem to work for her. Changes up the lunch box a bit too which is nice. I tried making my own whole wheat tortillas to fix the salt issue - what a disaster. It was a huge brown coaster. I might try again though and mix in white flour to see if that makes it more pliable.
Deb (40) DD (4) Funny, spirited, curious, has a severe milk allergy, DS (1) fearless and bottomless, peanut allergy
 
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deluxehd responded:
It is terrible when we lose foods. I can relate to wanting to cry while standing there looking at the shelf. It has happened too many times.

I use Chebe Bread. Two years ago they changed their packaging. So when it arived I was immediately concerned. My brother was here visiting and staying with us. He suggested to my husband to switch the new and old bread and see if I noticed. Really!!!??? Well at least I knew how he truely felt, he didn't believe me and that foods trigger my asthma. He thought I could make myself have an attack - it is all in my head.

Sorry, I got a little off traack. Hoping you find something that works.
Adult with food allergies and asthma.


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