Egg

Protein is the reason for egg allergy mainly found in the egg white, but some protein can be found in the yolk. Cooking denatures the protein hence why some people can eat eggs after they have been cooked. Raw eggs can be found in mayonnaise. If have an allergy to chicken eggs, then it would be advisable to avoid all egg types.

Vaccines, including those for yellow fever, influenza, and measles mumps rubella (MMR), contain small amounts of egg protein because they are cultured either in eggs or in chick embryos. Always ask about vaccinations or any injections.

Egg allergy in a child can be outgrown through childhood, some adults carry on having an egg allergy. Children with an egg allergy tend to have eczema and later could develop asthma, hay fever or both.

Majority of people are allergic to egg white, but there is no safe way to separate the yolk and egg white, leaving traces.

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.

Drinks 
Eggnog
Health drinks
Malted drinks
Malted milk powder
Mocktails
Protein shakes
Root beer
Specialty coffee drinks and bar drinks (eggs can be used in the foam or topping)
Wine (Egg whites may be used in the process of making wine.)
Foods 
Artificial flavouring
Artisan Foods 
Baby food
Baked goods 
Baking mixes
Batter
Bread commercially made with egg, brushed for glazing
Breaded foods
Broth
Buns
Burgers
Caesar salad dressing
Cake decorations
Cakes
Casserole sauces
Chocolate eclairs
Chocolate sauce
Chocolate with cream or fondant fillings
Cholesterol free egg substitute
Coleslaw
Consommés
Cookies
Cream pies, fillings, and puffs
Crepes
Croquettes
Custard
Doughnuts
Egg (dried, powdered, solids, white, yolk)
Egg noodles
Egg wash
Fat substitutes
Flans
French toast
Fried rice with egg in
Frittata
Fritters
Frosting
Fruit whips
Fudge
Gelato
Health food bars
Ice cream
Icing
Imitation egg product
Instant whips
Jellybeans brushed with egg whites
Lemon butter
Lollypops
Marshmallow
Marzipan
Meat loaf
Meatballs
Meringue (meringue powder)
Milk puddings
Mock or butter cream
Mousse
Muffins
Natural flavouring
Newburg
Nougat
Omelette
Paavola
Pancakes
Pasta dried
Pasta fresh (commercially made pasta)
Pasta in Soup (commercially made)
Pie crusts
Pizza bases
Pretzels with egg wash
Puddings
Quiche
Rissoles 
Rolls
Sandwich meat
Sausages (some)
Sherbet
Soda crackers
Sorbet
Souffles
Surimi
Sushi (tuna, crab, or mayonnaise)
Sweets
Tarts
Turtle or mock turtle soup
Vegetarian meat substitutes
Waffles
Also 
Albumin (also spelled albumen)
Apovitellin
Avidin
Egg protein
Flavoproteins
Globulin
Lecithin
Livetin
Lysozyme
Ovalbumin
Ovoglobulin
Ovomucin
Ovomucoid
Ovotransferrin
Ovovitelia
Ovovitellin
Silici albuminate  
Simplesse
Vitellin
Condiments 
Dips
Hollandaise sauce
Mayonnaise
Tartar sauce
Oral medication
Medications 

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

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