Lupin

Lupin is a garden flower, certain lupin and certain species are refined into food. Lupin is a less common allergy than in Europe as the UK do not tend to use lupin.

Lupin (or lupine) which is becoming a common flour substitute in gluten-free food. A study showed a strong possibility of cross-reaction between peanuts and this legume, unlike other legumes. Also, be aware that lupin could be present in foods bought from continental markets, and possible cross contamination.

Lupin is a legume related to peanut and soyabean.

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 
Health drinks
Lupin milks 
Foods 
(L. andustifolous)
(L. mutabilis)
Antipasto
Baked onion rings
Battered foods
Biscuits / cookies
Bread
Burgers
Cakes
Cereals
Chocolate spreads
Confectionary
Convenience foods
Creams
Crepes
Crumbed foods
Desserts
Dough
Free from gluten products
Genetic modified ingredients 
Ice creams
Lupin
Lupin bran
Lupin fibre
Lupin flour
Lupin hummus spreads
Lupin kernel flour
Lupine
Lupini
Lupini bean
Lupinus
Lupinus albus
Lupinus spp
Muffins
Narrow-leafed sweet lupin
Noodles
Pasta
Pastry Cases
Pear or Tarwin lupin
Pies
Pizzas
Rolls
Salads
Sausages
Snack bars
Stews
Sweets/lollies
Tempeh
Tofu
Vegetarian sausages
Wafers
Waffles
White lupin (L. albus)
Yellow lupin (L. luteus)
Yoghurts
Condiments
Miso

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.

© All material on these pages, including without limitation text, logos, icons, photographs, and all other artwork is copyright material of British Food Allergy Awareness, unless otherwise stated.