|Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 8:36 am: || |
Just going through past posts to help me with my fine tuning of eliminating headaches. I noticed this posting and thought to reply. I used Organic Valley whipping cream safely and when I went to get more at another store it had carrageenan in it. The first one had not. I went to their web site and sent and e mail. My answer said if you get the pasturized one it has no carrageenan, but the ULtra pastureized does have it. So there is a small but distinct difference in the product that looks the same until you look closer. Hope this helps. Mariann
|Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 1:23 pm: || |
I have been searching for safe coffee (or whipping) cream everywhere and can't find any without carrageenan. It's a little difficult to find it in Michigan but I can, but so far, impossible down here in Florida. The explanation about adding it as a thickener so it will whip doesn't make sense for coffee cream. I don't mean to complain but this state is behind the times and makes it very difficult to eat safely.
|Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 1:53 pm: || |
Di my organic valley half and half says only grade A milk and organic cream. I use Organic Valley pasturized (not the ultra pasturized one) whipping cream. Hope you can find it. I asked my local market if they could get it for me and they do now. Before I had to travel a bit to get it. The lesson here as you can see in my previous posting is read your ingredients every time, what a pain. Mariann
|Posted on Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 12:57 pm: || |
Mariann, I looked again yesterday for 'any' cream that is not ultra pasteurized and so far haven't found any. I need it for a recipe I'm making for guests so I will keep looking. yes, what a pain.
|Posted on Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 1:27 pm: || |
Di, I can easily find safe Half and Half but struggle with heavy cream. The only safe heavy cream I have found is from a local dairy. I generally use half and half for everything in place of heavy cream, except when making whipped cream.
Hope you are able to find a brand soon before the holidays.
|Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 2:52 am: || |
I too seem to do fine with organic valley half and half but still am suspect of any heavy cream. I stopped using the Golden Glen brand heavy cream - at first I didn't note any reactions and was elated as it is so delicious, but then a while later I started to have reactions and wasn't sure if it was that or something else and I just decided to be safe....I may try it again soon again to test it, but for now the half and half is sufficing. I don't use it on a regular basis so it's not one of my top priorities to find the perfect one, but nice to know what works and doesn't when the need arises.
|Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 8:04 am: || |
Melinda as per my earlier post. I had that problem with organic valley cream, but after going to their site and e mailing them I realized that they have two different heavy whipping creams. One is pasturized the other is ultra pasturized. The latter has carrageenan in it, the former does not. I have seen each product in different markets. So let the buyer beware. I enjoy your posts thanks for taking the time. Mariann