Food Allergies

Else Nutrition products are free from most common food allergens with the exception of treenuts – almond butter is one of our core ingredients. However, protein from almond butter or buckwheat flour are suggested to be less common sources of food allergies or intolerances compared to pea, soy, or cow’s milk proteins. Read more about food allergies, adverse reactions, early allergen introduction, and conditions such as FPIES/EoE with the references below:
Nowak-Węgrzyn A, Chehade M, Groetch ME, et al.
International consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food protein–induced enterocolitis syndrome: Executive summary—Workgroup Report of the Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017;139(4):1111-26.
Tachimoto H, Imanari E, Mezawa H, et al.
Effect of Avoiding Cow's Milk Formula at Birth on Prevention of Asthma or Recurrent Wheeze Among Young Children: Extended Follow-up From the ABC Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open. 2020;3(10):e2018534.
C D Salpietro, S Gangemi, S Briuglia, et al.
The almond milk: a new approach to the management of cow-milk allergy/intolerance in infants. Minerva Pediatrica 2005;57:173-80
Mandalari G, Mackie AR.
Almond allergy: an overview on prevalence, thresholds, regulations and allergen detection. Nutrients. 2018;10(11):1706.
Baker MG, Kattan JD.
Review of 400 consecutive oral food challenges to almond. Annal Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019;122(2):189-92.
Sammut D, Dennison P, Venter C, Kurukulaaratchy RJ.
Buckwheat allergy: a potential problem in 21st century Britain. BMJ Case Reports. 2011;10.1136/bcr.09.2011.4882.
Badiu I, Olivieri E, Montagni M, et al.
Italian study on buckwheat allergy: prevalence and clinical features of buckwheat-sensitized patients in Italy. Int J Immunol Pharmacol. 2013;26(3):801-806.