Hillary Ross wrote:
> >I believe the label on beano used to have a warning about penicillin
> >allergy, but that has disappeared. There is a phone number on the label, I
> >would suggest anyone concerned call that number and ask for info.
> I've never used Beano, but the same company makes Lactaid, and when that
> product came out, it carried a similar warning. When I questioned the
> company about it, they told me (I'm not remembering eloquently - it was some
> time ago) the product was derived from a substance either similar to or same
> as what penicillin's derived from, so some people might have a sensitivity
> to the product. Sounds like they did the same thing when formulating Beano,
> but perhaps they've modified it since then since there's no longer a warning.
WHAT IN THE WORLD ARE YOU PEOPLE WORRING ABOUT!!! FOR GOSH
SAKES, WHAT DO YOU THINK THE F.D.A. APPROVAL BOARD IS FOR!