Wendy’s – Canada


Wendy'sThe U.S. Wendy’s does fry some of the milk-free menu items in a shared fryer with milk-containing items (see our U.S. Wendy’s Listing), but the Canadian Wendy’s does not seem to cook the milk-free menu items in a shared fryer, or they do not have any milk-containing menu items that are fried. Always double check with the location though – of course!

As of October 2012, the Canadian Wendy’s website was updated to indicate that all buns “may contain dairy.” Please use caution.


No Dairy (Milk) Ingredients (use caution due to cross-contamination potential):

  • Burgers – Jr. Hamburger Deluxe, Hamburger Kids’ Meal, and Single Hamburger w/ Everything (sandwiches definitely safe without the bun, ask for more information about bun ingredients at your restaurant)
  • Chicken – Homestyle Chicken Strips, 4 Piece Kids’ Meal Chicken Nuggets, 5 Piece Nuggets, 10 Piece Nuggets
  • Sides – French Fries with Sea Salt, Mandarin Orange Cup, Plain Baked Potato, Chili, Hot Chili Seasoning, Saltine Crackers, and Side Salad
  • Salad Dressings – Fat-Free Italian Vinaigrette and Pomegranate Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Sauce – Honey Mustard
  • Dipping Sauces – Honey Mustard, Barbecue, and Sweet & Sour

Special Order (use caution due to cross-contamination potential):

  • Sandwich Components – Jr. Hamburger Patty, 1/4 lb. Hamburger Patty, Ultimate Chicken Grill Breast, Spicy Chicken Breast, Homestyle Chicken Breast, Sandwich Bun (Wendy’s notes a specific possibility of cross-contamination), Tortilla, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Mayonnaise, Honey Mustard Sauce, Crinkle Cut Pickles, Ketchup, Mustard, Pico de Gallo, Signature Sauce, Iceburg Lettuce, Tomato Slice, Onion Slice

Restaurant Website: www.wendys.ca

Allergen Information: www.wendys.ca/food/pdf/ca/nutrition.pdf

*The above information was supplied by the corresponding restaurant via their website, customer service, or other published nutritional information.  Ingredients and menu offerings are constantly changing in the food service industry, and can be subject to interpretation.  For this reason, Go Dairy Free does not guarantee nor take responsibility for the accuracy of this information.  If severe allergies or intolerances are a concern, contact the restaurant directly before purchasing or consuming one of their products.  Cross-contamination of potential food allergens should always be considered a possibility in a fast food restaurant. 


Last Updated: November 17, 2012

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


  1. This has changed since publication. There is dairy in all their chicken nuggets now. I was bummed to find out. It was my one cheat!

    • I also had to stop eating at Wendys. Since sometime early in November I have been getting severe skin rashes eating their double or triple burgers. It has taken me close to 3 months by means of elimination to find out what the source of the allergy was. Doctors have put me on anti-histamines and scheduled allergy testing in May … which at this point is no longer necessary since I have just found the source. I would imagine some food changes were made around that time, since I have never had this problem with Wendy foods before, nor have I ever had any food allergies of any kind before.

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