Food Bites pp 101-103 | Cite as

May Contain Peanuts! – What Is a Food Allergy?

  • Richard W. Hartel
  • AnnaKate Hartel


"May contain peanuts" or "Made on equipment that also processes peanuts": these are common statements found on many packages of foods that have no peanuts in the ingredient list. What gives with these statements?


Food Allergy Common Statement Free Product Food Allergen Anaphylactic Shock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard W. Hartel
    • 1
  • AnnaKate Hartel
    • 2
  1. 1.MadisonUSA
  2. 2.MadisonUSA

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