Little Caesars

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Updated 2017! Little Caesars is one of the largest pizza chains in the United States, and they have franchises in Asia, the Middle East, Australia, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. As I’ve noted below, their allergen information is a bit disjointed, but we’ve done our best to piece it together. The list below is for the U.S. restaurants, but the offerings and top allergens seem similar across the countries. Nonetheless, I’ve included links to allergen charts in some other countries further down in this post.

Little Caesars- Dairy-Free Menu Items and Allergen Notes

No Dairy (Milk-Based) Ingredients (see disclaimer below)

  • Pizza Crust – Traditional Crust (see Allergen Notes below)
  • Pizza Sauces – Regular Sauce (see Allergen Notes below)
  • Dipping Sauces – Hot-n-Ready Crazy Sauce
  • Meat Toppings – Pepperoni, Bacon, Beef, Italian Sausage, Julienne Cut Ham, Canadian Bacon
  • Vegetable & Fruit Toppings – Green Pepper, Onion, Canned Mushrooms, Fresh Mushrooms, Black Olives, Jalapeno Peppers, Mild Banana Peppers, Pineapple

Other Allergen Notes: The pizza crusts and sauce are not broken out on the Little Caesars allergen chart. But when I inquired, they sent me this information:

Little Caesars’ pizza crust is made with a quality, high-protein flour and contains no animal products or by-products. The sauce is made from crushed tomatoes and is seasoned with a special blend of herbs and spices – it also is made without animal by-products. This means that customers who are strict vegetarians [vegans]can order a Little Caesars vegetable pizza, without cheese, and still fulfill their needs.

I do recommend checking at the restaurant if there is any doubt. I did note errors on the Little Caesars allergen charts, like how “Extra Cheese” wasn’t checked for containing milk. And on the Canadian chart, there are no top allergens noted for the Crazy Bread – including wheat!

More Details from Little Caesars

Allergen Disclaimer for Little Caesars: We did not see a specific allergen disclaimer from Little Caesars. But like all restaurants, the possibility for allergen cross-contamination is always a possibility. If concerned, check with the staff on your pizza preparation.

Restaurant Website: www.littlecaesars.com

Allergen Information for the United States: littlecaesars.com/en-us/our-menu/nutrition

Allergen Information for Canada: www.littlecaesars.ca/Portals/0/PDF/canada-nutrition.pdf

Allergen Information for Australia: littlecaesars.com.au/Portals/17/Allergens_AU.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 23, 2017

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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.

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