Sesame Seed

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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Drinks 
Herbs and herbal drinks
Aqua Libra
Foods 
Anjonoli
Asian cuisine (sesame oil is commonly used in cooking)
Asian food
Baked goods (such as bagels, bread, breadsticks, hamburger buns and rolls)
Benne, benne seed, benniseed
Bread products 
Bread sticks
Breadcrumbs
Breakfast cereals
Cereal bars 
Chinese food
Chocolate bars
Crackers (such as melba toast and sesame snap bars)
Crisps (such as bagel chips, pita chips and tortilla chips)
Curries
Edamame beans
Falafel
Flavoured rice, noodles, risotto, shish kebabs, stews and stir fry
Gingelly, gingelly oil
Gluten free foods
Goma-dofu (Japanese dessert)
Halvah
Health food snacks
Hummus
Japanese food
Margarine
Middle Eastern food
Middle Eastern snacks
Muesli and muesli bars (add)
Noodles 
Pasteli (Greek dessert)
Processed meats
Protein and energy bars
Rice cakes
Salads 
Samosas
Sausages
Savoury biscuits
Sesame flour
Sesame oil* unrefined 
Sesame pastes
Sesame seed / Sesamum indicum
Sesame snap bars
Sesarmol
Sesemolina
Shish Kebab
Snack foods (such as pretzels, sweets, Halvah, Japanese snack mix and rice cakes)
Soups
Spreads
Stews 
Stir fries
Sushi
Sweet biscuits
Sweets
Tahini, Tahina, Tehina
Teel
Tempeh
Thai food
Til
Toasts melba
Turkish cake / or baklava
Turkish food
Turkish food (bread)
Vegetable burgers
Vegetable oils
Vegetable pates
Vegetarian dishes
Condiments 
Baba ghanoush
Chutney
Dipping sauces (such as baba ghanoush, hummus and tahini sauce)
Dressings, gravies, marinades, and sauces
Gomasio (sesame salt)
Herbs and spices
Hummus
Marinades
Mixed spices
Sesame in Spices or Flavourings
Oral medications
Medicines 

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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