Allergy Friendly School

We do the following to help provide a safer environment for children with nut allergies:

Training is provided so staff can recognize allergic reactions and administer an epi-pen.

 

 

An “Allergy Friendly Safe List is available to assist parents when providing shared snacks and treats.

SAFE SNACKS – Foods that do NOT Contain Nuts or Peanut Butter

Crackers & Snacks

Betty Crocker Fruit Roll-Ups
Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks
Brach’s Fruit Snacks
Cheerios (Original ONLY)
Fresh Vegetables/Ranch Dip
Fresh Fruit
Keebler Saltine Cracker (Zesta Originals)
Keebler Toasted Crackers
Keebler Town House Originals
Keebler Club Crackers Originals
Keebler Cheddar Sandwich Crackers
Keebler Wheatables-Original and Honey Wheat
Keebler Grahams – Original, Honey, Chocolate
Keebler Munch’ems Baked Snacks (original and cheddar)
Keebler Scooby Doo Cheddar Crackers
Keebler Scooby Doo Graham Cracker Sticks
Kelloggs Fruit Snacks
Kraft Cheesenips (Original Cheddar ONLY)
Kraft Handi-Snacks (Breadsticks-n-Cheese, Pretzels-n-Cheese, Ritz Crackers-n-Cheese)
Lunch Meats
Motts Apple Sauce (individuals come in 6 packs)
Nabisco Barnum’s Animal Crackers
Nabisco Flavor Originals Better Cheddars
Nabisco Fruit Snacks
Nabisco Premium Saltines
Nabisco Chicken in a Biskit
Nabisco Wheat Thins and Vegetable Thins
Nabisco Triscuits
Nabisco Twigs
Nabisco Sociables
Nabisco Ritz Crackers (NO Ritz Sandwiches – cheese or peanut butter)
Nabisco Ritz Sticks
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers (NO peanut butter flavor)
Pepperidge Farm Giant Goldfish & Goldfish Crisps (NO Goldfish Sandwiches)
Ritz Dinosaurs
Rold Gold Cheddar Tiny Twists
Rold Gold Honey Mustard Tiny Twists
Rold Gold Braided Twist
Rold Gold Butter Checkers
Rold Gold Pretzels
Rold Gold Snack Mix and Munchies
String Cheese/Cheese Cubes
Sun-Maid Raisins
Sunshine Cheez-It Party Mix
Sunshine Cheez-It (Original, SpongeBob, Cheddar Jack, Twisterz Cheddar)
Sunshine Big Cheez-It
Sunshine Saltine Crackers (Krispy Originals)
Wal-Mart “Great Value” Brand Animal Crackers (Original)

SPECIAL OCCASION SAFE TREATS
Keebler: Animals Frosted Cookies, Vienna Fingers, Fudge Shoppe Fudge Stripe
Keebler: Fudge Shoppe Grasshoppers
Keebler Golden Vanilla Wafers (Original and Mini)
Nabisco: Oreos, Oreos- Chocolate Crème
Nabisco Oreos- Golden Chocolate Crème
Nabisco Oreos- Double Stuff
Nabisco Chips Ahoy Chocolate Chip (No Nuts)
Nabisco Chips Ahoy Chunky and Nabisco Chips Ahoy Chewy
Nabisco Nilla Wafers
Nabisco Honey Maid Graham Crackers- Chocolate, Honey, Cinnamon
Nabisco Honey Maid Graham Cracker Sticks- Chocolate, Honey, Cinnamon, Apple Cinnamon
Nabisco Teddy Grahams- Honey, Cinnamon, Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Dora Explorer
Wal-Mart “Great Value” Brand Honey Grahams
Act II Microwave Popcorn (butter flavored)
Betty Crocker: Fruit by the Foot, Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit Gushers
Betty Crocker: Fruit Snacks, Fruit Smoothie Blitz
Brach’s Fruit Snacks
Cheerios (Original ONLY)
Cheetos
Doritos (Nacho Cheese)
Fritos Corn Chips (Original)
Fresh Vegetables/Ranch Dip
Fresh Fruit
Hershey Kisses (regular in silver wrappers only–NOT w/almonds/NOT holiday package)
Hunt’s Snack Puddings (Vanilla, Chocolate)
Kellogg’s: Fruit Streamers, Fruit Twistables, Fruit Snacks
Kellogg’s: Fruit Loops (1/3 Less Sugar, Original, Marshmallows)
Kellogg’s: Rice Krispies Squares (Original), and Rice Krispies Treats Split Stix
Kraft “Easy Cheese” Cheddar Spread (can)
Kraft Marshmallows Jet-Puffed (Original, Mini, Funmallows)
Krispy Kreme Glazed Donuts
Lays Potato Chips
Lifesaver Gummies
Lunch Meats
Motts Apple Sauce (individuals come in 6 packs)
Nabisco: Honey Maid Soft Baked Snack Bars-Oatmeal Raisin, Blueberry, & Banana
Nabisco: Fruit Snacks and Ritz Chips
Quaker Fruit & Oatmeal Mini Bites (Iced Strawberry)
Ruffles Potato Chipseddar Flavor, French Onion Flavor
Sweet Tarts
Tootsie Rolls J
Wal-Mart “Great Value” Marshmallows (Original, Mini, Flavored)
Skittles
Smartees
String Cheese/Cheese Cubes
Sun Chips: Original Flavor, Harvest Chips

*If you have any questions about Safe Snacks or Special Occasion Treats or about what it means to be an Allergy Friendly Program, please feel free to call the office, 752-2111.

HELP OUR CLASSROOMS BE ALLERGY FRIENDLY
Some parents have shared their concerns about the King’s Gate classrooms becoming Allergy Friendly. We have worked hard to ensure that this is not a burden on the families. We will send home a snack bucket with your child the day before they are “snack friend.” There is a list with the bucket to help you as you pick the snack. The list is very specific in order to help make the shopping easy.  Since the snacks are shared with all the children in the class, it is important that the snacks do not have nuts or traces of nuts.

Snack Friend is a long-standing tradition at King’s Gate and we want to continue the fun. If you would like King’s Gate to provide the snack on your child’s snack day, please let us know one week in advance and we would be glad to provide the snack. It is our desire that King’s Gate would be a safe place for every child, including the children at King’s Gate with nut allergies.

The number of children being born with nut allergies is increasing at a dramatic rate. Hopefully food manufacturers will begin to consider this fact and begin to work towards protecting children against cross-contamination exposure to nuts. Until then, we can work together to protect all children.

*If you have any questions about Safe Snacks or Special Occasion Treats please feel free to call Ms. Wyndi, 752-2111.

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