Allergy: Fish

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


Fish allergy is normally lifelong. Allergic reactions can be serious and symptoms may come on rapidly. People who are allergic to one type of fish may have a good chance of reacting to other types of fish.

Found in: Barbecue Sauce, Dips, Flavourings, Gelatine, Nam Pla (Fish Sauce), Pizza, Relishes, Salad dressing, Soups and Worcestershire Sauce.

The pattern of symptoms following ingestion of fish and seafood is similar to that reported for other foods including:

  • Nausea
  • Sickness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Wheezing
  • Rhinitis
  • Flushing
  • Urticarial rashes
  • Dramatic swelling
  • Fatal reactions have also been reported

Fish Allergy Fact Sheet

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

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