Tricks with Treats
31st is just around the corner. A night where witches,
goblins, ghosts and of course miniature versions of various super
heroes appear on our doorsteps requesting Halloween treats. For
parents of Celiac children, checking if the Halloween candy is
safe is elevated to a whole new level. Luckily, there are a lot
of commercial candies available that are commonly handed out on
Halloween night. Here is a list of gluten-free candies that are
on the allowed list. (As with all gluten-free manufactured foods,
please read the labels and check with the manufacturers. This
list may be dated the manufacturers may change their processes
at any time.)
Almond Joy, 5th Avenue, Caramello, Milk Chocolate,
Milk Chocolate with Almonds, Mounds, Mr. Goodbar, Special Dark,
Kisses, Nuggets (except cookies n mint), Hersheys
Baby Ruth, Butterfingers, OHenry
regular, tropical, & wild berry
California, tropical & regular
Rolls: all varieties
peanut, peanut butter & plain
Peanut Butter Cups: Crunchy peanut butter cups, regular &
Caramels in milk chocolate
you would like to double check the gluten-free status of a candy
here are some phone numbers of various manufacturers to help you
with your research:
P.O. Box 815, 19 E. Chocolate Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033-0815
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Roll Industries, Inc.
7401 S. Cicero Ave.
Chicago, IL 60629
Consumer Information Services
400 N. Portland St.
Bryan, OH 43506
1111 139th Ave.
San Leandro, CA 94577
P.O. Box 28
Round Lake, MN 56167-0028
hope you and your children have a safe and fun Halloween!
Trick or Treat!