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LisaS
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Posted on Monday, October 28, 2013 - 1:11 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Wanted to warn all of you that Great Value Unsalted Butter (ie Walmart and Sam's) has "natural flavorings" and both my son and I reacted badly to it when I baked with it last night. We didn't eat anything else that we haven't had before and I'm positive it was the culprit. It was a stick that I was given without the box, but I wouldn't normally check the box on butter, for goodness sake. Now I know.

I'm not sure I would trust it, but the "regular" salted butter doesn't have the natural flavorings according to web information I found.
sara
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Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:34 am:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

most if not all unsalted butter is problematic

About a year or so ago, I think that I saw natural flavorings in Tillamook salted butter and avoided buying it and opted for store brand which wasn't on sale and Tillamook was.
LisaS
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Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 5:30 am:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks, Sara. Have you ever seen salted butter that is a problem? I wonder if I tell friends and family that "salted butter" is OK, if that would be safe?
marie12
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Posted on Sunday, November 03, 2013 - 5:47 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I have some Tillamook salted butter, and the only ingredients are cream and salt. I've been fine with that, and Challenge salted butter, as well as the Fred Meyer brand. I did have problems with Darigold salted butter, however. In case that's helpful to anyone.

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