Play Date Week: 18 Allergy-Free Packaged Snacks for Kids

Kosher.com Staff October 14, 2021

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Did you know that approximately 90% of food allergic reactions occur from either milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, crustacean shellfish (not applicable to us), wheat, and soy? These allergens are known as “the big 8” and can make it a real challenge for parents and kids who have to worry about them on a daily basis.


Now imagine hosting a child with one or more of these allergens for a play date. Cue the head scratching.


We searched the internet to find the tastiest, most delicious, and fun snacks on the market that are free of all eight allergens so no kid (or adult) has to feel deprived or left out.


Next time you invite kids with allergies over for a play date, just refer back to this list! Just remember that manufacturing and ingredients lists on packaged foods can always change, so be sure to check the ingredients list for allergens before serving. Also be sure to always run food choices by parents to ensure it is safe for their child to eat.


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  1. Fruit Leathers

  2. Original Stacked Potato Crisps

  3. Organic Granola Minis

  4. Strawberry Fruit Leather Bars

  5. Chewy Bars

  6. Apple, Mango, and Passion Fruit Gluten Free Fruit Strips

  7. Fruit Bowls Cherry Mixed Fruit

  8. Mini Fruit Bars

  9. Baked Crunchy Medleys, Apple Strawberry

  10. Falafel Garden Pea Snacks

  11. Carnival Kettle, Popped Corn Chips

  12. Thai Chili Lime Lentil Chips

  13. Seed and Fruit Mix, Peanut Free Trail Mix

  14. Sunflower Butter Organic Pouches

  15. California Raisins

  16. Cassava Chips

  17. Vegan Cauliflower Pretzels

  18. Fruit Punch Taffy Rope