Milk

Cow’s milk allergy symptoms normally appear early in childhood, but adults can become allergic to milk later in life but uncommon. Children with milk allergy is present in the 1st of the child, introduction of cow’s milk or cow’s milk-based formula, it usually resolves by school age. Most children who is allergic to milk may develop gastrointestinal symptoms, skin problems and respiratory symptoms. If you think your child is allergic to milk speak to a medical professional before introducing any milk products.

A lactose intolerance is different, a lactose intolerance means you cannot digest a milk sugar. Lactose intolerance can cause uncomfortable and painful symptoms but is not life-threatening. People with milk allergy cannot have lactose free products.

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.

Understanding of Food Labelling Terms Used to Indicate the Absence or Reduction of Lactose, Milk or Dairy Food Standards Agency

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 
Acidophilus milk
Alcoholic cocktails (some)
Bottled water that are flavoured or protein enriched
Buttermilk
Coffee creamers
Coffee whiteners
Drinking Chocolate
Eggnog
High energy drinks and powders with added protein e.g, fortisips
High protein fruit juice drinks
Lactose-free milk
Malted milk
Milk / including condensed, derivative, dry, evaporated, goat’s milk and milk from other animals, low-fat, malted, milkfat, non-fat, powder, protein, skimmed, solids, whole
Prebiotics
Protein shakes
Sheep milk
Sports drinks
Foods 
Artificial butter flavour
Au gratin dishes and white sauces
Baked goods — bread, cookies, crackers, cakes
Batter and dipped vegetables
Biscuits
Bisques
bologna
Bread – some
Breaded meats
Breads, breadcrumbs
Brown sugar
Brown sugar flavour
Butter
Butter chicken
Butter esters 
Butter fat
Butter oil
Buttered vegetables
Cake mixes
Canned spaghetti
Caramel sweets
Caramel flavouring
Caramel or butterscotch desserts
Casein
Casein hydrolysate
Caseinates (in all forms)
Casseroles
Cereals
Cheese
Cheese powder
Chewing gum
Chicken korma
Chicken some meat are plumped with milk
Chinese food
Chocolate
Chocolate dark
Chowders
Coconut cream 
Commercial entrees made with milk or milk solids
Condensed milk
Cottage cheese
Crackers
Cream
cream cheese
Creamed or scalloped foods
Creamed soups
croquettes
Croquettes
Curds
Custard
Diacetyl
Doughnuts
eggs Scrambled with milk
Flavouring
French toast made with milk
Fromage frais
Frozen French fries sprayed with lactose
Fudge / caramels 
Galactose
Ghee
Goats cheese
Gravy (Abroad)
Grilled steaks restaurants put butter on add extra flavour 
Hamburgers (unless made without milk)
High energy foods and powders with added protein
High protein flour
Hot dogs 
Hydrolysates (casein, milk protein, protein, whey, whey protein)
imitation cheese
imitation sour cream
Indian food 
Infant baby cereals/infant formula, follow-up formula, nutrition supplements for toddlers and children
Infant rusks/rice cereals
Instant mash
Instant mashed potatoes
Kefir
Lactalbumin, lactalbumin phosphate
Lactic acid starter culture and other bacterial cultures
Lactoferrin
Lactoglobulin
Lactose
Lactulose
Lactic yeast
Luncheon meat
Macaroni cheese
Margarine
Mashed potatoes
Meatloaf
Meats — canned and processed, including cold cuts and deli meats
Milk ice blocks
Milk protein hydrolysate
Muffins
Natural flavouring
Nisin
Non-dairy products (may contain casein)
Nougat
Pancakes
Pasta sauces
Pates
Puddings
Quark
Rennet, rennet casein
Rice cheese
Rolls
Rusk
saltines
Sausages, which may use the milk protein casein as a binder
Scalloped potatoes
Scrambled with milk, creamed eggs, egg substitutes
Sheep cheese
Shellfish are sometimes dipped in milk to reduce the fishy odour. Ask questions when buying shellfish.
Sherbet
Snack food
Sour cream, sour cream solids,
Soy cheese
Spray creams
Tagatose
Thai food
Tuna fish, as some brands contain casein
Vegetable souffles
vegetarian cheeses with casein
Waffles
Wheat, white, or rye breads
Whey (in all forms)
Whey powder
Whey protein
Whey protein hydrolysate
Whipped cream
Yoghurt / frozen yoghurt 
Zinc Caseinate
Condiments 
Mayonnaise containing milk
Salad dressings
Oral medication 
Heath supplements 
Lactose in ingredients
Other 
Toothpaste Recaldent – milk 

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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