Teaching Our Kids About Food Allergies – Free Food Allergy Posters

Myth vs Fact – Heating allergens

Accompanying Information

Myth: High heat eliminates allergens.
Fact: Remember that high heat and drying do not eliminate allergen. Clean cooking surfaces, pots, pans, plates and utensils with soap and water; and surfaces with soap and water, commercial cleaners or commercial wipes. Make sure no chunks are left (even if dried out). For more see Living Confidently with Food Allergy Section on preventing cross-contact.


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