According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, “Food used in lesson plans for math or science, crafts, and cooking classes may need to be substituted depending on the allergies of the students.”
The guide below contains a list of some unexpected places you can find common food allergens, along with precautions and alternatives you can use.
Please note that this is not a complete list. It is a general guide only and does not include every potential food allergen. Please verify all ingredients yourself by contacting the manufacturers as ingredients may change.
Originally published September 2013, updated August 2017