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Can you have peanut oil despite having a severe peanut allergy?
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Dr. Lee Perryanswered
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Usually : Peanut allergy is a sensitivity to the protein found in peanuts--not necessarily the oil. Most fast food restaurants used peanut oil that has none of the allergic proteins. There are some peanut oils (cold pressed or poorly refined) that should be avoided.
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Last updated Nov 19, 2012
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