Allergen Awareness. Mustard.

This week we're taking a quick look at the allergenic ingredient of Mustard.

People with a mustard allergy will react to any food that is derived from the mustard plant. This includes mustard powder, liquid mustard, mustard oil, mustard leaves, seeds and flowers. Mustard is often used in salad dressings, curries, soups, marinades, sauces, gravy and meat products.

Mustard Allergy

Common foods that contain Mustard.

Cereals can be found in a variety of different forms including:

  • Mustard powder
  • Mustard oil
  • Mustard leaves, seeds and flowers.

This is not an exhaustive list of foods containing Mustard.


If you'd like to learn more about Food Safety topics, we'd recommend taking our online Food Safety Level Two course. Find out more about the course here.






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