Ingredients meaning “Contains Peanuts”

Contains Peanuts

The following ingredients means “CONTAINS PEANUTS”

  • Arachic oil – peanut oil
  • Arachis
  • Arachis hypogaea – scientific name for peanuts
  • Artificial nuts – can be peanuts that have been de-flavored and re-flavored with a nut, such as pecan or walnut
  • Beer nuts
  • Boiled Peanuts
  • Cold pressed, extruded, or expelled peanut oil
  • Goobers or Goober peas – pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
  • Ground or Crushed nuts/peanuts
  • Groundnut & Monkey Nuts – British term for peanuts
  • Earth nuts – name for several unrelated plants which produce a subterranean edible seed, fruit or root  (a peanut is considered an earthnut)
  • Hypogaeic Acid – an acid in the oil of the peanut, in which it exists as glyceride
  • Mandelonas – peanuts soaked in almond flavoring.
  • Mixed Nuts
  • Nut peices
  • Nutmeat
  • Peanut butter chips or morsels
  • Peanut flour
  • Peanut paste
  • Peanut sauce/syrup
  • Spanish peanuts – have the highest oil content in all peanuts or nuts
  • Virginia peanuts – Type of peanut

May Not Be Safe:

Lupine is a legume that cross-reacts with peanut at a high rate and should be avoided by peanut allergic patients. It does not fall under the labeling requirements of the FALCP (Food Allergen Labeling Protection Act). Lupine is also known as lupinus albus and can be found in seed or flour form.

About Annie

I have a daughter with a severe peanut allergy. She was diagnosed when she was 2. She is 11 now. I have lived the battles of having a child with food allergies, and feel education and awareness makes all the difference.

Posted on March 27, 2013, in Food Labeling, Peanut Allergy and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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