Dairy, Tree Nut and Peanut Allergy Warning from McDonalds in Canada

By | April 17, 2016

McDonald’s in Canada has made several changes to their menu. These changes will affect McDonald’s customers with dairy, tree nut and peanut allergies. This will also affect individuals that are suffering from lactose intolerance.

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The following changes have been  made on the menu at McDonalds  Canada:

  • Butter is used as a spread on English muffins, bagels, and McMuffin and bagel sandwiches. Additionally, butter is used on grilled cheese sandwiches served at McCafe.
  • The Create Your Taste menu featuring custom sandwiches has been offered at certain locations. The cheese used on these sandwiches is melted on the grill.
  • The McFlurry with Smarties candies has been replaced with the McFlurry with M&M’s candies. This will affect those with a peanut and tree nut allergy. This is important because Smarties and M&Ms look very similar in the McFlurry. Those with peanut allergy and tree nut allergy should exercise caution.

McDonalds wants to make sure that their customers are well aware of their changes to the cooking processes and how they will affect individuals with allergies and intolerances at their various McDonalds and McCafe branches. The information has been communicated via several channels and McDonalds welcomes inquiries and questions at their Guest Contact Centre at 1 888 424 4622. Because these changes are in effect now, regular customers to McDonalds with allergies should be aware of their changes in order to appropriately plan their menu choices and meal items.



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