How To Read Food Labels If You Have a Corn Allergy

  

*When reading food labels, these ingredients may indicate that corn is present:

  • Alcohol
  • Baking powder
  • Caramel color
  • Corn syrup
  • Dextrin
  • Dextrose
  • Fructose
  • Lactic acid
  • Maltodextrins
  • Mannitol
  • Modified food starch
  • Sorbitol
  • Vegetable gum

  *Hidden Sources of Corn or Products that may contain corn:  

  • Adhesives:  envelopes, stickers, stamps, and tape
  • Aspirin
  • Bacon
  • Baking mixes
  • Barbecue sauces
  • Beverages (fruit juices or pop that has high-fructose corn syrup)
  • Bologna
  • Breads & pastries
  • Candy
  • Catsup
  • Cheerios
  • Chili
  • Chicken nuggets
  • Chop suey
  • Coffee (instant)
  • Confectioners sugar
  • Custard
  • Dates
  • Deep fat frying oils
  • Liquids for gelatin capsules, lozenges
  • Flour, bleached
  • Fish sticks
  • Fried foods
  • Fritos
  • Frozen meals
  • Frosting
  • Fruits
  • Graham Crackers
  • Gravies
  • Ham
  • Hot dogs
  • Jam
  • Jellies
  • Peanut butter
  • Pies, cream
  • Plastic food wrap
  • Powdered sugar
  • Processed food
  • Puddings
  •  Salad dressing
  • Salt (seasoned)
  • Sandwich spread
  • Sausages
  • Seasonings (mixed, taco, chicken, beef, fish, etc.)
  • Sherbets
  • Similac
  • Soups
  • Toothpaste
  • Tortillas
  • Vitamins
  • Yeast
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