Domino’s Pizza is no longer nut-free. Approximately two weeks ago, they launched their new chocolate lava crunch cakes in Canada, which indicate presence of peanuts and tree nuts in the manufacturing facility.
I spoke to the manager of the store near me. She gave me the number for the head office and advised that the cakes come in tin foil and are heated in that foil, but then they’re unmolded into a box. No precautions are taken when handling the cakes, and the employee would then move on to box a pizza. No allergy alert signage has been given to her, and the allergen information on the Canadian website I accessed had not been updated.
I did locate this allergen information on Dominos Australian website, which has peanuts & tree nuts indicated for the lava cakes (and the brownies & ice cream which aren’t on the menu yet in Canada):
As the mother of a boy allergic to peanuts and tree nuts, we avoid these nuts even in trace amounts. Because of this, my son will no longer be participating in Dominos pizza day at his school. I’ve alerted our hot lunch coordinator and school principal of this issue, so that they can inform the other allergic families. I’ve also contacted Dominos corporate office to offer to discuss safety protocols to minimize the risk of cross-contamination on hot lunch days, so that families like ours may again be able to participate.
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