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Allergy: Eggs

Egg and its derivatives can be found in many products, including these shown below:

Eggs

Egg is another common cause of reactions in both infants and children and for some people will continue into adult life. Most cases of egg allergy are mild, but more severe symptoms can lead to anaphylactic shock.

Found in: Cakes and baked products, Egg glazed pastry, Hollandaise, Marshmallow, Marzipan, Mayonnaise, Meringue, Pasta, Salad dressing, some Custards, some Ice Creams and Tartar Sauce.

The symptoms of an egg allergy are similar to other types of allergies and may include one or more of the following:

  • skin reactions such as eczema, hives, or swelling
  • stomach pain, nausea, diarrhoea, or vomiting
  • trouble breathing or wheezing
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • fast heartbeat

Egg Allergy Fact Sheet

Below, you can download an excellent allergy fact sheet, written by our friends at the Anaphylaxis Campaign.

https://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Egg-2019.pdf

CaterCloud is a proud sponsor of the Anaphylaxis Campaign

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