Words to watch out for on labels etc.

Posted on: Sat, 04/24/1999 - 1:00am
Chris PeanutAllergy Com's picture
Joined: 04/25/2001 - 09:00

Help create this list, many are looking for this information and it will help all of us.
If you know of words to watch out for such as
"hydrolyzed plant protein", "arachis oil",Arachnis oil, etc. please post them and an explanation if you know about it too.. REPLY TO THIS POST to keep the information together. You can also ask questions etc. about this on this thread. Thanks

Stay Safe,


[This message has been edited by Chris PeanutAllergy Com (edited May 19, 1999).]

[This message has been edited by Chris PeanutAllergy Com (edited January 06, 2000).]

Posted on: Sat, 04/24/1999 - 1:53am
EILEEN's picture
Joined: 04/06/1999 - 09:00

Do hydrolyzed plant protein and archias oil mean peanut oil?

Posted on: Sat, 04/24/1999 - 7:04am
Mark's picture
Joined: 01/19/1999 - 09:00

HPP can mean liquified peanut protein. Peanuts are a legume, a member of the plant family, and can be a source for this ingredient. It is important to know the source of the HPP before consuming it. If the source of the HPP is not indicated on the label, contact the manufacturer before using the product. It can also be a multitude of other plants such as cottonseed, soybean, etc. Arachis oil, on the other hand, IS PEANUT OIL!

Posted on: Fri, 05/07/1999 - 8:12pm
Saz's picture
Joined: 05/08/1999 - 09:00

hi chris.
I my self am a peanut allergy sufferer so this is my contribution to your list of ingredients to avoid on food labels;
the additives E471 and E472
goober peas, and pinder.
i'm not sure what all these mean but all of them could contain traces of nuts and peanuts.I recieved this list from my doctor. I have also had a skin test to test the seriousness of my allergy. For more info on this why not ask you doctor or local hospital.
hope my list is of help to you all.

Posted on: Mon, 05/17/1999 - 10:17am
amraff1's picture
Joined: 05/17/1999 - 09:00

I am asking for help dealing with this peanut allergy. My doctor also gave me a list of all the peas(legumes) here it is and what it is found in. i am still trying to figure out if I can or can't have things that aren't exactly peanuts. Any help?
Plant Scientific Name Use
Acacia acacia senegal gum
Aduski bean Phaseolus Vegetable
Asparagus bean Vivia sesquipedlis Vegetable
Balasm of Peru Myroxylon Flavor
Black eyed Pea Vigna sinesis Vegetabl
Broad Bean(fava) Vicia faba Vege
Carob Bean Ceratonia siliqua Vege
Chick Pea Cicer Arietiman Vege
string bean Phaseolus Vulgaris Vege
Fenugreek Trigonella Flavor
Jack bean Canavalia ensiformis Vege
Lablab bean Dioichos labab Vege
Licorice Glycyrrhiza Confection
Mesquite Prosopis Glandulosa Pulp
Pea Pisum sativum Vege
Peanut Archis hypogaea nut,oil,spread
scarlet runner bean Phaseolous Vege
Soybean Glycine hispida Veg,formula, flour
Tamarind Fruit
Tepary bean Phaselous Vege
Tonka bean Coumarouna Vege,coumarin
Tragacanth Astragalus Gum
Someone Please tell me I don't have to give all this up because I am allergic to peanuts. So far I think I definately have had mild reactions to string beans, Licorice(more servere), and soy...is this going to my head or do I have to find some new favorite foods?

Posted on: Mon, 05/17/1999 - 5:31pm
Liz's picture
Joined: 01/17/1999 - 09:00

I hate to say it, but since you appear to be reacting to the same set of things that I do, you're going to have to find some new favourite foods. Trust me, there are lots of good things to eat out there that don't contain your list.

Posted on: Tue, 05/18/1999 - 2:15am
LauraT's picture
Joined: 04/20/1999 - 09:00

At my son's last visit to his dermatolgist, I was discussing his visit to the allergist and the peanut/pea allergy. She mentioned a recent reclassification of string beans out of the Legume Family - but every legume list I have seen still has them and my son got red blotches around the mouth from eating them.

Posted on: Tue, 05/18/1999 - 1:52pm
amraff1's picture
Joined: 05/17/1999 - 09:00

okay...it's me again
I just cmae back from the supermarket and I can eat NOTHING! What doesn't have soybean in it?
I had the best non-reactive day ever until I came home and ate a freeze pop? Is there any bread that I can eat? I am a fat-free fanatic and I don't know what to cook my food in besides popping it into the microwave
is Lecitci!?#$ in everything?

Posted on: Wed, 05/19/1999 - 7:13am
Liz's picture
Joined: 01/17/1999 - 09:00

Might I suggest, in order, consultation with a registered dietician, basic cooking classes at the local college (or equivalent) and investment in at least one pot to cook in.

Posted on: Fri, 05/21/1999 - 1:40am
brenda's picture
Joined: 01/22/1999 - 09:00

A friend of mine with a peanut allergic daughter came across this ingrediant on a package of raisins: durkex oil. She wasn't able to get a phone number for the company that produces it. Does anyone know what this is?

Posted on: Fri, 05/21/1999 - 4:39am
Kathryn's picture
Joined: 02/17/1999 - 09:00

Hi, it's your friendly, neighbourhood librarian checking in! I have not yet been able to determine what is in this oil or what company makes it but I thought I would let you know that it is a liquid media used in the dehydration process that turns grapes into raisins. Durkex 500 and Durkex 550 are the two terms that turn up in the literature most often. I'll keep working on this question and will get back to you. I'm at a large, urban, public library and we have lots of resources yet to search.
Take care.


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