Tree nuts and allergens

Ingredients to avoid if you if you are allergic to tree nuts:

Almonds (Amygdalus communis L.),
Brazil nuts (Bertholletia excelsa),
Carponata
Cashews (Anacardium occidentale),
Chestnut
Coconut
Gianduja (a nut mix)
Hazelnuts/Filberts  (Corylus avellana),
Hickory nuts
Indian nuts
Ginkgo nut
Macadamia nuts or Queensland nuts (Macadamia ternifolia)
Marzipan/almond paste
Non-gai nuts
Natural nut extract
Pecans/mashuga nuts (Carya illinoiesis (Wangenh.) K. Koch),
Pine nuts are also known as pinyon, pignoli, pignollia, pinon and pignon.
Pistachios (Pistacia vera),
Pralines
Shea nuts
Walnuts (Juglans regia),
Products which may contain tree nuts include:

African dishes
Asian/Indian dishes
Baked goods
Biscuits
Breakfast cereals
Cereals
Chocolate
Chocolate spreads
Dried fruit mixes
Flavouring(natural/artificial)
Flavoured coffees, drinks
Frozen desserts
Health food bars
Ice cream
Lollies
Marzipan
Mexican dishes
Nougat
Pastries
Pesto
Salads
Snack foods
Vegan dishes

Any food containing nut or nut derivatives must be avoided (eg nut butters, Nut meal, nut oil).

Allergy specialists often advise those with tree nut allergy to also avoid peanuts.

Thankyou to FDF and Food Standards Australia for this information.

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