Food allergies are increasing in frequency and intensity. The
reasons are not yet clear but it is more important than ever
that consumers be fully informed of potential allergens in food.
The new food labeling law is a big step in helping consumers
make more informed choices.
are the major food allergens at the moment ?
Collectively called the "Big 8," they are milk, egg,
peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat.
the major food allergens listed on food labels?
Yes. The law requires that all major food allergens be clearly
stated on the nutrition label of all packaged foods that contain
them and clearly all products selected by Breadlink are.
allergens listed for food that is not packaged?
Generally, no. Restaurants and other vendors who sell bulk or
individual servings are not required to list allergens. However,
Breadlink and its vending body, Mymill are voluntarily listing
all major allergens contained in all food sold.
product labels state "Made in a facility that also processes
peanuts." (or other major allergen). Should I worry ?
Possibly. Manufacturers try to maintain good quality hygienic
processes that reduce the probability of cross-contamination but
it cannot be ruled out. Our policy require a warning for any risk
of cross-contamination with any of the top 8 allergens that may
not be removed by proper cleaning procedures. This includes the
wording "May contain traces of..."
to resolve a problem regarding a product or service
Any problem or concern regarding a product you've purchased
at Mymill is best resolved contacting us directly by email stating
and giving all informations regarding your product. We value
very much your satisfaction and a swift answer will be given
to your querry in order to resolve the matter rapidely.
Breadlink is a leader in offering foods for special diets. Please
ask advice to your doctor before entering in any special diets
Breadlink offer gluten-free products?
Yes. Breadlink is a leader in offering gluten-free products.
We have a plant facility that is dedicated exclusively to the
manufacturing of gluten-free products, which eliminates the
possibility of cross-contamination. Further more the sprouting
in grains, transforms the Gluten in such a way tht, often, it
can be absorbed by people with conditions. See our pages about
sprouted flours please.
and Quality Standards
We carry natural and organic products because we believe that
food in its purest state—unadulterated by artificial additives,
sweeteners, colorings, and preservatives—is the best tasting
and most nutritious food available.
carefully evaluate each and every product we sell.
•We feature foods that are free of artificial preservatives,
colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats.
•We are passionate about great tasting food and the pleasure
of sharing it with others.
•We are committed to foods that are fresh, wholesome and
safe to eat.
•We seek out and promote organically grown foods.
•We provide food and nutritional products that support
health and well-being.
The Law requires that most food packages are labeled with nutritional
strive to make nutritional information on all of our products
available to our customers whenever possible.
How do I know if the product I opened is still safe to eat?
Due to the variety of circumstances, we cannot give advice on
the safety of consuming products after the container has been
opened. According to Food Safety Education, perishables should
be refrigerated within two hours of purchase or use. Discard
any food product exhibiting changed color, odor, or taste.
Can I purchase Breadlink products online?
Yes you can at http://www.mymill.co.uk
can I find more infos about Sprouted flours
the remarcable book of Essential Eating Sprouted Baking, by
Janie Quinn (Amazon)