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The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
FAAN is a founding member of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Alliance, an alliance of patient education groups around the world. The Alliance’s mission is to unite organizations working in food allergy and anaphylaxis in order to exchange information and advance key issues of importance to those with food allergy and anaphylaxis.
  http://www.foodallergy.org/

Article--When Food Allergies Affect Your Child
Foods that cause allergic reactions are sometimes cloaked in unfamiliar names. Here are some common allergy culprits and the words they might be hiding behind on ingredient labels.

MILK: acidophilus, albumin, butter, butter flavor, buttermilk, caramel color, carrageenan, casein, cheese, cream, lactalbumin, lactic acid, lactose, natural ingredient, whey, yogurt

EGG: albumin, lecithin, natural ingredient, vitellin

WHEAT: albumin, bran, bulgur, durum, farina, flour, food starch, germ, gluten, modified food starch, natural ingredient, powdered sugar, semolina, spelt, starch, triticale, white flour

  http://health.discovery.com/centers/allergyasthma/foodallergy/food.html



     

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