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linzuh04 posted:
This might be a silly question, but DD will be going to Kindergarten in September, and it's a nut free school. I know this means no peanut butter, almonds, etc, but do I have to avoid the items that say they were made in a factory containing nuts?

Sorry if it's a silly question. I dont know anything about food allergies :sheepish:
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FCL responded:
I'd say yes.
 
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katieb426 responded:
That's a great question. You should just ask the school.

We have close friends whose son has a peanut allergy. They insist on avoiding all products with any kind of peanut warning on it.

I know of several other families who have kids with peanut allergies who just avoid it as an ingredient.

So I would avoid anything with any kind of warning on it until you are able to ask and get a direct answer from the school.
Katie, Randy, Ella (6), Owen (5), Connor (3), Lilly (21 months)
 
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dgarner11 responded:
definitely talk to the school. My daughter's school is also nut free (there are several children with life threatening allergies)

Fortunately when she started junior kindergarten they handed out a list of safe food and unsafe foods.

Basically if it says nut-free its safe. If it says "may contain traces of peanuts or tree nuts" I dont send it.
 
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JacobyBrewer31 responded:
good question


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