Hidden allergen ingredients are becoming more and more prevalent in todays society and effecting guest experience in restaurants.
To help arm servers with the information necessary to protect their guests, we created the Waiter Wallet Allergy template. We recently came across a list of the "Top 8 Allergen Foods as Hidden Ingredients" from SaferDining.com
Hopefully the following list will help restaurant, chefs and servers keep their guests safe from harmful ingredients. DAIRY:
All Casein and Whey,Nougat, Butter flavor, Butter flavor Oil, Butter flavor Fat, Cheese flavor. FISH:
Worcestershire sauce (anchovies), Sushi w/artificial Crab meat (Sea Sticks made from Pollack or Hake), Isinglass (clarification process for beer and wine using parts of a fish), Fish stock for stews. EGGS:
Albumin, Globulin, Lecithin, Lysozyme, OvalBumin, Ovovitellin, Eggs: Dried, Powder, White, Yolk or Solid, Mayonnaise, Meringue, Salad dressing (all creamy textured), Meatballs, Breaded dishes, Egg wash: Pastries, crusts and Pasta dough. PEANUTS (LEGUMES):
Alfalfa Sprouts, Bean Sprouts, Butter Beans, Black Eyed Beans, Haricot (string) Beans, Chick Peas/Garbanzo Beans, Lentils, Licorice, Carob Syrup, Gum E-414,E-413, Red Clover, Fenugreek, Tamarind and Tonka Ban. SHELLFISH:
Scallops, Prawns, Crayfish, Spiny Lobster, Mudbugs, Langoustine, Scampi, Abalone, Squid, Octopus (Calamari, Cockle), Oysters, Mussels, Clams and Escargot (Snails). SOY:
Miso, Edamame, Tamari, Tofu, Tempeh, MSG (Monosodium Glutamate), Vitamin E, Soy Milk, Flour Frits, Flour Meal, Flour Sprouts Flour Yogurt and Flour Sauce TREE NUTS:
Cashews, Almonds, Pecans, Walnuts, Pine Nuts (Pesto), Hazelnuts, Chestnuts, Macadamia, Brazil, Nougat, Turron, Pralines, Marzipan, Baklava, Gianduja, Nutella, Almond extract, Winter Green extract, Granola Bars, Frozen dessarts, Flavored Coffee, Marinades, BBQ sauces. WHEAT/GLUTEN:
Protein Issue to Grain, Globulin, Gliadin, ALubumin, Gluten, Flour (all-purpose, enriched, etc.), Semilona Flour, Durum Flour, Spelt, Kamut, Emmer, Bulgur, Couscous, Farina, Einkorn, Bread Crumbs, Cereal Label Precautions: Modified Food Starch, Vegetable Starch, Soy Sauce, Gelatinized Starch, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Wheatgerm, Bran, Malt, Sprout, Gluten.