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How to identify unfamiliar names for food allergens

Tree Nuts

Take note of labeling that says “Manufactured in a plant where tree nuts are also present” in order to avoid cross contamination.

Watch out for Nutella, marzipan and pesto, as well as other foods that contain tree nuts.

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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