Today we published the article “Beware: Is There Child Slavery in Your Chocolate?“, a handy guide to make us aware and to help avoid buying chocolate products produced by child slaves and to let us know which chocolate brands are the fair ones. We add to the list of fair chocolate brands the Dutch Tony’s Chocolonely. A good choice, with an important note for people with a peanut allergy. These should avoid to eat the milk chocolate bars with hazelnuts, the Dutch Food and Wares Authority said on Monday. The Tony’s Chocolonely website is both in Dutch and English but the warning on their home page is only mentioned on the Dutch page. That’s why we inform and translate it for our readers.
Tony’s Chocolonely: an fair brand
Tony’s Chocolonely is a Dutch brand that strives for 100% slave free (without child or -slavernij) chocolate.
On February 6, 2007 the Amsterdam court determined that there was sufficient proof that the Tony’s Chocolonely-produced chocolate slave-free.
Warning (in Dutch only) of peanuts in Tony’s Chocolonely chocolate bar
The Tony’s Chocolonely’s milk chocolate bars with hazelnut may contain traces of peanuts, even though not mentioned on the packaging. This can be dangerous for people who are allergic to peanuts.
These people should avoid to eat the bars, the Dutch Food and Wares Authority said on Monday.
Customers can return the bars to the manufacturer and get their money back.
Who does not have a peanut allergy, can eat the bars.
Peanut allergy is the most common food allergy. A small amount of peanuts can make people already sick. In extreme cases it can even be fatal.
The Tony’s Chocolonely website is both in Dutch and English but the warning on their home page is only mentioned on the Dutch page. That’s why we inform and warn our readers.