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How to identify unfamiliar names for food allergens

Peanuts

Peanuts account for a significant proportion of severe allergic reactions.

Artificial nuts, beer nuts, earth nuts, mandelonas, and hydrolyzed vegetable protein are just some of the ingredients and foods that may include a source of peanuts.

Reviewed by Dr. Sara Connolly, April 2019

References

  1. Food Allergies.
  2. The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.
  3. Sicherer S. Food Allergies: A Complete Guide to Eating When Your Life Depends on It.
  4. Joneja JV. The Health Professional’s Guide to Food Allergies and Intolerances.

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