Category Archives: Food

Trolli Brite Crawlers Sour Gummi Candy

Packed on equipment with peanuts and soy — we’ll pass:

Ingredients: Corn Syrup, Sugar, Gelatin, Citric Acid, Lactic Acid, Artificial Color (Titanium Dioxide, Yellow 5, Red 40, Yellow 6, Blue 1), Natural & Artificial Flavor, Fumaric Acid. Packaged On Equipment That Also Packages Products Containing Traces of Milk, Egg, Wheat, Peanuts, Tree Nuts &/Or Soy Protein

Source: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Trolli-Brite-Crawlers-Gummi-Sour-Candy-5-oz/10319649




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Sour Punch Twists

No Apparent Soy or Nuts, but since we can’t find ingredient list from manufacturer, we can’t be sure about the facilities that these are produced in — so another pass. And now you know why I tell my kids that they are going to be the healthiest people they know: They can’t eat any of the junk food.

Corn Syrup, Wheat Flour, Sugar, Lactose, Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Glyceryl Monostearate, Glycerine, Artificial Flavor, Color Added (Including Red 40)

Source: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_ingredients_in_sour_punch_twists




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Sixlets Candy Coated Chocolate

Contains Soy Lecithin. Expected, because of the chocoloate.

Sugar, Dextrose, Partially Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Oil, Reduced Protein Whey (Milk), Cocoa, Corn Syrup, Carob, Corn Starch, Colors (Include Yellow 5 & 6, Red 3, Blue 1, Titanium Dioxide), Tapioca Dextrin, Lecithin (Soya), Natural and Artificial Flavors, Carnauba Wax, Salt.

Source: http://www.peanutfreeplanet.com/Sixlets_candy_coated_chocolate_p/eastersixlets5ozbag.htm




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Hawaiian Punch Tropical Jelly Beans

There’s technically no soy in these, but on equipment with peanuts and soy is enough for us to not feed them to our kids.

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source: http://www.brachs.bluechipadmin.com/products/easter/jelly-beans/hawaiian-punch-jelly-beans




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Twizzlers Watermelon Pull ‘n’ Peel

Not to rehash my “just tell me if there’s soy in it” rant, but we just got a Twizzlers Watermelon Pull ‘n’ Peel candy handed to our kids at a parade. The wrapper says “Allergy Information: Contains WHEAT and SULFITES.”. Which as you all know for those of us with soy allergies, that doesn’t tell us anything useful.

So, whip out the ol’ smart phone and start researching. Interestingly enough, Hershey’s website does list the ingredients for Twizzlers Black Licorice — and they contain soy lecithin. If you keep digging you can find the page for Twizzlers Watermelon Pull ‘n’ Peel, but in a stunning lack of consistency, no ingredients are listed. I finally find the twizzlers watermelon ingredients listed on the snack site  “Sincerely Nuts“. Thanks Hershey for making that easy.

“Sincerely Nuts” reports these ingredients for Twizzlers watermelon Pull ‘n’ Peel: Corn Syrup, Flour, Sugar, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Glyceryl Monostearate, Salt, Citric Acid, Cornstarch, Glycerin, Artificial Flavoring, Potassium Sorbate (a Preservative) and Artificial Coloring (Includes Red 40).

So not only soybean oil, but partially hydrogenated soybean oil.

Time to discover this: 6 minutes. Had it been listed on the wrapper: 1.5 seconds.

Not to sound like an allergy snob, but “Sulfites”? When did those start getting listed? Just from the mere fact that I’ve never seen Sulfites listed as one of the top allergens (how’s that for a scientific study?) why are they tying up valuable wrapper space with Sulfites instead of Soy. Whether or not the National Institute of Health is correct about soybean oil, it still doesn’t change the fact that THERE’S SOY IN IT.




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Country Time lemonade had soy in it

contains soy

This goes in the same category of weird as Burger King’s pickles have soy in them.

I would have never thought to check a powdered drink mix for soy.

It just so happened that I was asked to take two cans of Country Time Lemonade drink mix to our church’s kitchen for vacation bible school this week. It was a long walk to the kitchen and my ADD tendencies kicked in, so out of boredom, I started reading the label — and there it was: Soy lecethin! In a powdered drink mix? That can’t be right. We’ve never had a problem with Kool-Aid and other powered mixes, so I would have just skipped right over it.

It just shows that you can never assume anything when it comes to the food industry’s creative insertion of soy in our diets.

As a continuation of this saga, we headed off to the local dollar store grab some drinks for our kids during VBS this week.  I was stunned by how many of the kids drinks had artificial sweeteners in them like sucralose and aspartame. I was standing there with a box of (soy free) little hugs that were advertised as 75% less sugar, when I saw sucralose (Splenda) in the ingredient list — hardly fits my definition of “less sugar”.

Does not contain soy

For anybody else out there looking for soy free, artificial sweetener free, and high fructose corn syrup free drink for your kids, I’m happy to say I found Robinson’s Fruit Shoot in Berry Burst and Strawberry & Raspberry.

Be wary of of the Green Apple Fruit Shoot, as it says “No added sugar”, but it contains sucralose. Off to VBS armed with our emergency backup beverages!




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Spectrum Naturals Canola Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is one of those items that is just about impossible to find without soy in it — the other being chocolate, but we’ll cry about that another time. You’ll often see jars of olive oil or canola oil mayonnaise, but the catch is, soybean oil is still in there, they’re just using the other oils as a flavoring, not a replacement for all of the oil

Spectrum Naturals Canola Mayonnaise is one of the very few brands of canola oil mayonnaise that we’ve found — and it can be really hard to find, fortunately, Vitacost.com carries it.

11.25 fl oz 16 fl oz 32 fl oz
Spectrum Naturals Canola Mayonnaise — 11.25 fl oz available at Vitacost Spectrum Naturals Canola Mayonnaise — 16 fl oz available at Vitacost Spectrum Naturals Canola Mayonnaise — 32 fl oz available at Vitacost

You know, it’s really hard to write a post and not use the plural of the word “Mayonnaise”. What is the plural of “Mayonnaise”? “Mayonnaises”? “Mayonnasi”?




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Kraft Macaroni and cheese

Another stunner, another deeply processed food that one would expect to contain soy: Kraft Macaroni and cheese actually doesn’t contsin soy.

More official ingredient list forthcoming:
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/List_the_Ingredients_in_kraft_macaroni_and_cheese




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.

Velveeta

Amazingly, Velveeta, the poster child for processed food, contains no soy.

Here’s the wikipedia article, I’d rather post from velveeta’s own site, but this will do for now:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velveeta




I'm trying to track allergen information for every restaurant that we eat at. With my son's soy allergy, each time we eat at a restaurant, it can take up to 30 minutes to figure out what he can eat. Especially since most restaurants don't accurately represent their usage of soy.

We're tracking what soy free (including soybean oil free) foods our son can eat at all restaurants we go to. If you've got a soy allergy in your family and have any information you can share, please contact us.