Fish

If you are allergic to a species of fish such as cod, you might react to the fish in the same species e.g., hake, haddock, mackerel and whiting as these are part of the same family.

You could be allergic to be one species of fish but intolerant to another species, but it is advised to seek medical advice before trying.

Fish are vertebrates (with 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.

Drinks 
Wine and beer (used as a fining agent)
Foods 
African food
Anchovies
Antipasto
Asian dishes (fish/oyster sauce)
Barramundi
Basa
Bass
Bluefish
Bouillabaisse
Bream
Canned spreads
Capon Nam Pla
Carp
Catfish (channel cat, mud cat)
Caviar and roe (unfertilized fish eggs)
Ceviche
Char
Chinese food
Chub
Cisco
Cod
Deli meats
Eel
Fish gelatine, made from the skin and bones of fish
Fish oil
Fish Paste
Fish sticks (some people make the mistake of thinking these do not contain real fish)
Fish stock 
Fix mixtures
Flake
Flathead
Flounder
Fried foods cross contamination from oil
Garfish
Gelatine, 
GravLax
Greek dishes
Grouper
Haddock
Hake
Halibut
Herring
Hot dogs
Indonesian food
Kamaboko (imitation crab and lobster meat)
Lox
Mackerel
Mahi mahi
Marinara/puttanesca
Marlin
Marshmallows
Meatloaf
Minced fillets
Monkfish (angler fish, lotte)
Orange Roughy (deep sea perch)
Pasta sauces (anchovies/fish)
Perch
Pickerel (dore, walleye)
Pike
Pilchards
Pizza sauce (anchovies)
Plaice
Pollock
Pompano
Porgy
Products fortified with omega-3 fatty acids
Red mullet
Rockfish
Salmon
Sardine
Sashimi
Scrod
Seabass
Shark
Skate
Snapper
Sole
Soup
Spreads
Spring rolls
Surimi (used to make imitation crab and lobster meat)
Sushi
Swordfish
Tarama (roe)
Taramasalata 
Thai food
Tilapia (St. Peter’s fish)
Trout
Tuna (albacore, bonito) 
Turbot
Vietnamese food
White fish
Whitebait
Whiting
Condiments 
Barbecue sauce
Caesar salad and Caesar dressing
Fish sauce
Garnishes, e.g., antipasto, caponata (Sicilian relish)
Marinara or Pescatore sauce
Nuoc Mâm
Oyster sauce
Relish
Salad dressings (anchovies)
Stock cubes
Worcestershire sauce (anchovies)
Oral medicines 
Cod liver oil and 
Glucosamine made from fish.
Omega-3 supplements

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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