Food Allergens in the Deli

Food Allergens in the Deli

Major food allergens are: fish, peanuts, wheat, soy, tree nuts (such as almonds, filberts/hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios, walnuts), eggs, milk/dairy, and shellfish (such as shrimp, crab, or lobster). A food allergen can cause illness or death in some of your customers. Other sensitive ingredients include lactose, gluten, and sesame. Be aware of deli products that contain allergens.