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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have a peanut and tree nut allergy and read online that cheetos have caused some people to have allergic reactions. any insight? are they safe?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Read label: Cheetos does have a honey nut or perhaps other combination with nuts. If you have eaten one with nuts then an allergic reaction may be expected. If the label stated that it was made in a factory which uses nuts, then you must consider a contamination issue. Otherwise there is no relationship between purely Cheeto and nuts.

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Last updated Nov 2, 2014

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