An edible seed that has become popular in foods around the world, because of the size of sesame seeds cross contamination is higher, especially fallen off a burger roll in a takeaway.
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.
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|Herbs and herbal drinks|
|Asian cuisine (sesame oil is commonly used in cooking)|
|Baked goods (such as bagels, bread, breadsticks, hamburger buns and rolls)|
|Benne, benne seed, benniseed|
|Crackers (such as melba toast and sesame snap bars)|
|Crisps (such as bagel chips, pita chips and tortilla chips)|
|Flavoured rice, noodles, risotto, shish kebabs, stews and stir fry|
|Gingelly, gingelly oil|
|Gluten free foods|
|Goma-dofu (Japanese dessert)|
|Health food snacks|
|Middle Eastern food|
|Middle Eastern snacks|
|Muesli and muesli bars (add)|
|Pasteli (Greek dessert)|
|Protein and energy bars|
|Sesame oil* unrefined|
|Sesame seed / Sesamum indicum|
|Sesame snap bars|
|Snack foods (such as pretzels, sweets, Halvah, Japanese snack mix and rice cakes)|
|Tahini, Tahina, Tehina|
|Turkish cake / or baklava|
|Turkish food (bread)|
|Dipping sauces (such as baba ghanoush, hummus and tahini sauce)|
|Dressings, gravies, marinades, and sauces|
|Gomasio (sesame salt)|
|Herbs and spices|
|Sesame in Spices or Flavourings|
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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