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Allergy: Sesame seeds

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

Sesame seeds

Sesame allergies are common among people with peanut and tree nut allergy, those with an allergy to Sesame can also react to other seeds. A reaction to Sesame can sometimes be quite severe, with breathing difficulties as well as anaphylaxis.

Found in: Bread, Chutney, Crackers, Dips, Dressings, Hummus, Marinades, Sauces, Soups, Tahini butter and Toasts.

 

 

 

Although less common, sesame allergy can also cause more severe allergy symptoms. The most severe type of allergy symptom is called “anaphylaxis” — an intense, rapid allergic response that can cause difficulty breathing. Any food can cause anaphylaxis.

Sesame Allergy Fact Sheet

Below we have an excerpt from an excellent allergy fact sheet, written by our friends at the Anaphylaxis Campaign, you can download the full fact sheet from the link below.

https://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Sesame-2019.pdf

CaterCloud is a proud sponsor of the Anaphylaxis Campaign

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