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Egg Allergy Information FAIUSA

Egg allergy is one of the most common food allergy seen in infants and children. The Egg Allergy Information page from FAIUSA will touch on possible nutritional concerns with egg-free diets (Vitamin B and possibly iron). Information is provided to help with egg avoidance by providing a list of ingredients which may contain egg allergens, as well as foods which may contain egg as a hidden ingredient. There also suggestions for egg-free substitutes which can be used in place of eggs in recipes. Finally, it reviews the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations regarding MMR vaccine and egg allergy – stating that an egg allergy in not a contraindication for this vaccine.

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