I am 41 years old and have been allergic to peanuts my entire life. Years and years ago I stopped eating at Chick fil A when there was all this controversy about peanut oil/allergies, etc. At that time they printed the allergen on the bag. Fast forward to today and Chick fil a goes so far as to quote the FDA and why their peanut oil is safe due to the highly refined process of removing the proteins. In Oct 2013 I ate a salad from Chick fil a and had a mild reaction. I wasn't sure if it was the sauce because it contained soy protein which I am also allergic to. I tried eating it again in Jan 2014 and had a severe reaction requiring a trip to the emergency room. I did not eat sauce, I ordered a burrito, did not eat the shell, only the eggs, vegetables, cheese and chicken. I eat eggs, vegetables on a daily basis and no dairy allergy. It has to be the peanut oil by process of elimination. Unfortunately no more chick fil a for me. Anyone else with this issue??
By MoKay on Feb 23, 2014
Lindarella I wonder if you could have had a reaction based on the fact that Chick fil A uses chickens that have been fed soy?