Crustaceans

People who are allergic to crustaceans are more in all probability to be allergic to molluscs.

A Crustaceans allergy can develop anytime in a person’s life, but more likely present in adults, from foods you have eaten with no problems before.

Crustaceans are invertebrates (without a backbone).

This list is a guidance, included in this list is possible allergen, please check labels.

You may be allergic to traces of amount of the allergen, below are a few statements companies use to make you aware that the allergen is used onsite or on the same machinery. If your food allergy is severe, please look for the following statements on food labelling to avoid anaphylaxis by cross contamination. Also, be aware that companies do not have to put this statement on their labels by law, if you have a reaction to a product avoid using that food product in the future. It might be worth to contact the company if you have had a reaction, and there is no allergen or Precautionary Allergen Labelling. Contacting the company, they can check their safety onsite, or they find an ingredient has been put in error into the food product and put a food recall in place.

If you are uncertain about a product, contact the company to clarify before using the food product.

  • May contain.
  • Produced in a factory.
  • May contain X.
  • Not suitable for someone with X allergy

Foods from abroad has been included in this list, this is for guidance for the traveller.

If you would like food recall alerts directly sent to your email, please use the contact page you will be added to the next food recall alert. Please check the GDPR page, to see how your details are stored.

Foods 
Asian Salad
Barnacle
Bouillabaisse (a French fish soup)
Cajun or Creole food, which frequently contains shrimp or other shellfish
Ceviche (fish or shellfish in an acidic citrus marinade)
Chinese food 
Cioppino (fish stew)
Clamato (a clam broth and tomato juice mixture sometimes used in Bloody Mary drinks)
Crab
Crawfish (crawdad, crayfish, ecrevisse)
Crevette (the French term for shrimp)
Cuttlefish ink
Etouffée (Cajun crawfish dish)
Fish paste
Fish Soup
Fried rice
Gumbo (fish and shellfish stew)
Jambalaya (Cajun rice dish often made with shrimp or crawfish)
Japanese Food
Krill
Lobster (langouste, langoustine, Moreton bay bugs, scampi, tomalley)
Malaysian food
Paella (Spanish rice dish usually made with shrimp)
Prawns
Scampi (contains lobster or shrimp)
Sea urchin
Shrimp (crevette, scampi, Black Tiger, Brown, Greasyback, Indian Prawn, Neptune Rose, White)
Shrimp paste
Soup
Surimi
Thai Food
Vietnamese Food
Condiments 
Fish stock
Mam tom (Vietnamese fish sauce)
Prepared sauces
Seafood flavouring (e.g., crab or clam extract)
Oral Medication 
Glucosamine

This information is only given as guidance and not extensive. Information to be used at individual’s responsibility. Always read the label. Always seek medical advice.

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