Information on sesame seed allergy from an expert board certified allergist. Includes list of foods to avoid for a diet free of sesame seeds. Can you consume foods with sesame seed oil if you have an allergy to sesame seed?
Sesame allergies need to get more attention. Allergist say that sesame allergies are on the rise, and the reactions can be just as severe as a peanut allergy.
Sesame seed allergy is not one of the most common allergies – but it is on the rise and Health Canada has put it on its “priority allergens” list, implicating it as a culprit in many food allergy reactions.