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Dolphin

Reged: 01/14/04
Posts: 94
Loc: NY, USA
Why are Thomas English Muffins considered safe when they have milk in them?
      #69708 - 05/12/04 06:24 AM

I'm confused about this....any ideas???

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LauraSue

Reged: 01/14/04
Posts: 4812
Loc: New York City
Re: Why are Thomas English Muffins considered safe when they have milk in them? new
      #69829 - 05/12/04 11:43 AM

Oops, they do?? I have no idea. Anyone else know??

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Kree

Reged: 10/08/03
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Loc: Northern NY
Re: Why are Thomas English Muffins considered safe when they have milk in them? new
      #69845 - 05/12/04 12:25 PM

I didn't know they were considered safe. I always buy the store brand english muffins because they're dairy-free... even though Thomas's are so much better. *snif*

I know some people aren't as sensative to dairy so they don't worry about small amounts like those in the muffins. But especially when you're not stable I'd stick to the other brands.

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Bevvy

Reged: 11/04/03
Posts: 5914
Loc: Northwest Washington State
Re: Why are Thomas English Muffins considered safe when they have milk in them? new
      #69849 - 05/12/04 12:38 PM

Nope, no idea. I don't eat them. I eat Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat English Muffins. (I'm lucky; whole wheat doesn't bother me.) They contain no milk products -- and no trans fat! And they're yummy! Yaay!

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heather robin

Reged: 04/22/04
Posts: 279
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Re: Why are Thomas English Muffins considered safe when they have milk in them? new
      #69875 - 05/12/04 01:48 PM

You would be surprised how many bread items have dairy in them. I use an organic english muffin. Or look at your store's brand they may be dairy free. I've spent so much time reading food labels but once I find products that have little or no additives, dairy, the guar gum etc,casein, whey, and carregean I stick with it. I just takes time. Beware of lunchmeant even turkey and chicken has dairy! The deli person was just as surprised as I was! Dairy comes in many names and forms so be careful. You can ask an allergist or go to an allergy org. website. One more item Haagen Das sorbet has trace amounts of milk protein it says right on the label!

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fishnets

Reged: 10/09/03
Posts: 515
Loc: MA
Re: Why are Thomas English Muffins considered safe when they have milk in them? new
      #70006 - 05/12/04 09:34 PM

Quote:

I didn't know they were considered safe. I always buy the store brand english muffins because they're dairy-free... even though Thomas's are so much better. *snif*




Yeah, you notice that many store brand items(of anything) are dairy free? Good tip to remember

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Dolphin

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Boars Head Lunch Meat is Dairy Free new
      #70081 - 05/13/04 09:23 AM

I've been buying Boars Head lunch meat (Turkey & Chicken) for years now for my kids because it is the only kind that I know is dairy free. Long before I ever had IBS, I've been watching food labels for both my boys who have had severe milk allergies (egg too). So if you're craving lunch meat...Boars Head is the way to go. You think I would have realized that Thomas' English Muffins had milk in them since I've never given them to my milk allergic children (real good brain activity....oh well ).

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