Rice Krispie treat.
Those are just a few food items that have killed people with peanut allergies.
What do you notice about them?
None of them appear to have peanuts.
The above examples that have resulted in death – have been issues with cross contamination.
I am not talking about cross contamination with Kellogg’s added peanut flour. I’m talking about a full-on-added ingredient.
It will no longer be safe for my child to be around another kid eating a cheese cracker – not because of cross contamination, but because PEANUTS ARE IN THE CRACKER.
These crackers are everywhere.
That means peanut residue will be everywhere.
What worries me most is the peanut-free areas. There are a lot of spaces that have been deemed peanut-free. There are a lot of amazing people who reach for the cheese crackers instead of the peanut crackers because they know they’re about to see my son.
With Kellogg’s change, that effort won’t matter.
The lay person, the person who doesn’t need to check ingredients – won’t. Their non-allergic child will be packing these crackers like a loaded gun near my son.
For young allergic children – these crackers don’t appear to have peanuts. Although we’ve engrained it in their mind to not eat something they’re not sure of – they could eat one of these crackers. My heart sinks just thinking of what would happen next.
We have to fight this.
Share pictures of your kids!
Scream at the top of your lungs!
We do not have to take this lying down!
Get your family and friends on your side!
Here’s what you can do today to make a difference:
STOP BUYING ALL KELLOGG’S PRODUCTS: And TELL THEM about it! Take a picture of the brand you’re buying – INSTEAD OF THEIRS!
SHARE, SHARE, SHARE!
Let’s get as much support as we can to stop Kellogg’s from making this horrifying change.
As a parent of a food allergic child – I’m terrified.
For parents of a non-food allergic child – Consider the potential of your child sending another one to the hospital.
This is bad for all of us.
Shame on you Kellogg’s.