Egg Allergens

Always read the ingredients on a product label to be sure they don't contain a substance you are allergic or sensitive to. When a complete list of ingredients is not available, you can use the information here as a general guide.

The following is a list of products that may contain eggs:

  • Albumen
  • Baked goods (cakes, cookies, muffins, some pies, etc.)
  • Some bread, candy and coffee
  • Creamed foods
  • Croquettes
  • Crusts (if shiny bread, etc.)
  • Custards
  • Egg whites
  • Powdered or dried egg
  • French toast
  • Fritters
  • Frostings
  • Ice cream (Bavarian, custard, French vanilla)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Meringue
  • Mousse
  • Quiche
  • Root beer
  • Salad dressing
  • Sauces (hollandaise)
  • Sausage
  • Souffle
  • Soups (some)

A major portion of this list comes from Doris J. Rapp, M.D., Is This Your Child? William Morrow, New York, 1991.