Are any of you allergic to flax seed?
No, but when I was getting allergy shots for grass it made me itchy.
Flax is a grass, I believe.
nope; i've been having it almost every morning over my cereal for several months now, and no problems. i would be careful of the brand, though; i had a slight reaction to *something* with arrowhead mills brand. no troubles yet with spectrum essentials' organic flax seeds, already ground, which i get at whole foods in the u.s. (canadian product, though, i believe; canada rocks yet again!).
I am able to eat flax seeds - I have never had any problem with them. As an example, I sometimes buy the Master Choice flax seed bread from A&P / Dominion grocery stores. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
Looking for safe brands for flax seed and oil(and ground seed?). Any forms as it would be a healthy fat in our diets. Seems the spectrum brand is questionable in manufacturers. becca
Hodgson Mills offers ground flax seeds--I have a box in the pantry now. I have never called them re their flax seeds--just trust them from my other calls re their flours. If you do call, let us know what you find out.
Sorry, can't help with the flax seed oil. I tend to stick with canola (Crisco) or olive (various major brands).
interesting that the spectrum brand is questionable; i've never called the manufacturer, though, so i'm sure you're right. it was just one of the foods i was eating before my p.a. developed last year, and continue to eat without any problems... easier for me to pick this item up in a store than to order from hodgson mills and wait for delivery. i'm comfortable doing this until i have any trouble...
best wishes to all,
I am deathly allergic to FLAX seed. I have always been allergic ever since I was a little girl. Unbeknownst to me Flax is also labeled as other things. I recently had an anaphylactic reaction to linoleic acid in a meal replacement shake. (November 26th, 2013) I nearly died. I would love to discuss flax seed allergies and to be more aware of what it is also called.
I'm also very allergic to flax seed. I've always avoided it since the smell alone made my throat itch. I accidentally ate some couscous which it was apparently milled in to. it was bad news & required a trip to the emergency room. I found a blog that includes a list of he many other names it goes by, I had no idea there were so many variations and thought you would like to look at it http://allergyfoodie.org/2011/01/14/more-on-flax-seed-allergy/#more-445.
also its the only food I'm aware of that I'm allergic to, fine with other seeds and nuts.
Yes, I react to flax seed.
My kid is allergic flaxseed, as well as Peanuts and Tree Nuts.
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