Soy or soya and allergens

Soya allergy is more common in young children but children often grow out of soya allergy by 2 years of age.

Adults are occasionally affected.

Symptoms are usually mild and anaphylactic reactions rarely occur.

Ingredients to avoid if you are allergic to soy:

Bean curd
Endamame
Hydrolysed plant protein
Hydrolysed soy protein
Hydrolysed vegetable protein
Miso
Natto
Okara
Soja
Soy
Soya
Soyabean
Soybean
Tamri
Tempeh
Textured vegetable protein
Tofu
Yuba
Products which might contain soy include:

Vegetable stock
Vegetable broth
Vegetable gum
Vegetable starch
Flavouring (natural/artificial

Any food containing soy or soy derivatives must be avoided (eg soymilk, Soy sauce, soyflour).
Research studies indicate that most individuals who are allergic to soy can safely eat soy lecithin and soyabean oil.

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