*lucy's* Cookies........ Anyone Tried Them?
Posted 21 July 2010 - 02:21 PM
This statement is right on their home page
"We use the best available methods to ensure there are no detectable allergens from our testing list: gluten, milk, eggs, peanuts and almonds."
I did not allow my son to eat them as we are currently avoiding oats as per the GI recommendation for the first 6 months. Would you have eaten them? I am kinda upset that Starbucks is handing them out stating they are gluten free, although I KNOW it is my own responsibility to read the label.
Any insight? As a side note, I tried the cookies and they are REALLY tasty! As well they are nut and peanut free which is nice as few gluten free products are and we like to share treats with our friend who has tree and peanut allergies!
Kim, Mommy to 4 wonderful kiddos!
Son1-lifelong diarrhea and generally unwell. Diagnosed March 2010 with positive blood work end endoscopy-finally feeling better August 2011
Son2-Diagnosed August2011 Bloodwork only.
Me-Positive bloodwork October 2011, Endoscopy booked November 15th.
Daughter1-no symptoms, negative bloodwork twice
Daugher 2- no symptoms, no bloodwork yet.
Posted 21 July 2010 - 02:53 PM
There is no gluten in Oats. Oats are consider cross contaminated because they are grown in the same fields as Wheat , Rye and Barley.
Posted 21 July 2010 - 04:07 PM
Daughter diagnosed 1/06 bloodwork and biopsy
-gluten-free since 1/06
Son tested negative-bloodwork (8/07), intestinal issues prompted biospy (3/08), results negative, but very positive dietary response, Dr. diagnosed Celiac disease (3/8)
Posted 21 July 2010 - 04:37 PM
Starbuck's is supposed to carry Kind bars, which are gluten-free and made from dried fruit and nuts. I really like them.
Posted 24 July 2010 - 08:26 AM
I've tried the Lucy's cookies and we didn't have any reaction problems. The Lucy's doesn't even compare as real cookies compared to Liz Lovely.
Ingredients for Gluten free chocolate fudge....
evaproated cane juice*
fair trade chocolate chips*
palm fruit oil*
vermont well water
potato starch, tapioca starch,
baking soda, sea salt, xanthan gum
*certified organic ingredients
and yes there is a CYA statement about the facility also using wheat, peanuts, and tree nuts. The chocolate chips are produced in a facility that uses dairy.
Posted 24 July 2010 - 09:30 AM
"What comes around, goes around"
Posted 24 July 2010 - 09:45 AM
My daughter was able to actually eat a few (I hoarded most of them for myself) and she had no reaction. They are a crunchy cookie but I like some-types of crunchy cookies so I was good with that.
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.
Posted 24 July 2010 - 08:07 PM
Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:45 AM
Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:52 AM
These also made me very sick. One time I ate 1-2 and was ok but when I ate a few more the next time (like 4-5) I was really sick the next day, Sad cause they tasted good too.
Some or all of them have gluten-free oat in them. Perhaps that is your issue?
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Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:02 AM
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