Circle of Clinical and Biological Investigations in Food Allergy

 

> in case of allergy to egg

september 2002
P. SERGEANT
G. KANNY,
D.A. MONERET-VAUTRIN
Service de médecine interne
Immunologie Clinique
et Allergologie
Hopital Central
29, Av. de Lattre de Tassigny
54035 NANCY Cedex
France
ALIM'INTER n° 1
january 2003

Suppress any product including the following mentions :
Egg, white of egg, yolk, egg proteins, animal proteins, proteinic binder, ovalbumin, ovotransferin, ovomucoïde, ovomucine, lysozyme* (E1105), lecithine*, egg lecithine* (E322)

CAREFULLY READ
THE COMPOSITION ON ANY PACK BOUGHT


See with your physician if it is absolutely necessary to suppress all kinds of food which may contain lysozyme or lecithines.

BE CAREFUL some shampoos and consmetics may contain egg proteins

FOOD
ALLOWED
FORBIDDEN FOOD
FOOD WHICH MAY CONTAIN EGG
in italics
Milk and dairy products • Milk, flavoured milk
• Cheese (yaourts, petit suisse, soft white cheese)
• AOC cheese (Appellation origine contrôlée)
• Dairy products
• Other kinds of cheese (may containe lysozyme E 1105)
• Cream sweets : custard, confectioner’s custard, floating island
Meat, fish • Fresh and frozen meat
• Boiled ham and lean ham
• Fresh and frozen fish, tinned, natural
• Shellfish ans seafood
Cooked meat and fish
• Cooked pork meats, quenelles

• Stuffing, pâtés, preparations coated with bread crumbs, fritters, doughnuts
• Surimi
Egg   Eggs in all kinds of preparations
Bread, cereals and by products • All kinds of bread
• Rice, semolina, corn, wheat
• Pastas
• Cereals for breakfast
• Sandwich bread, rusks
• Pastas with eggs
• Canellonis, raviolis
• Quiches, gnocchis, egg pastries
• Pizzas, sandwiches and hamburgers
Potatoes pulses Boiled potatoes, chips, fried potatoes, mashed potatoes Fried masked potatoes, Duchesse potatoes
Green vegetables All of them : fresh, frozen, tinned Gratin, mousse doughnuts of vegetables
Mimosa salads and vegetables
Fruits All of them : fresh, stewed Fruit mousse, gratin or doughnuts
Fat content Butter, margarine, cream, all kinds of oils Mayonnaise
Sauces : hollandaise, béarnaise, remoulade
Sugar and sweet products Sugar, honey, jam, chocolate, sorbets Pastry, biscuits, brioches, Viennese bread and buns, ice-creams, marrons glacés, sweets
Drinks All of them Some wines may be clarified with egg proteins not required to be mentioned on labels

Some medicines and cosmetics products may contain egg. It is therefore required that your physician or your pharmacist check up the composition before delivering any of them.

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