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. There is no safe way of separating egg yolk from egg whites, it is best to avoid egg totally to avoid reaction.
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
- May contain traces of ..
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.
|Malted milk powder|
|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.)|
|Bread commercially made with egg, brushed for glazing|
|Caesar salad dressing|
|Chocolate with cream or fondant fillings|
|Cholesterol free egg substitute|
|Cream pies, fillings, and puffs|
|Egg (dried, powdered, solids, white, yolk)|
|Fried rice with egg in|
|Health food bars|
|Imitation egg product|
|Jellybeans brushed with egg whites|
|Meringue (meringue powder)|
|Mock or butter cream|
|Pasta fresh (commercially made pasta)|
|Pasta in Soup (commercially made)|
|Pretzels with egg wash|
|Sushi (tuna, crab, or mayonnaise)|
|Turtle or mock turtle soup|
|Vegetarian meat substitutes|
|Albumin (also spelled albumen)|
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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