Watch out for hidden milk products!


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It is important to keep an eye on the labels of food you buy in order to prevent unnecessary milk products being digested. Lactose is a form of sugar which is widely used in many food products (e.g. sliced ham).

Quick checklist to avoid milk in food products:

 

Butter

Milk powder

Butter oil

Skim milk powder

Calcium caseinate

Milk solids

Casein

Non-fat milk

Caseinate Non-fat milk solids
Cheese Sodium caseinate
Cream Sweet whey powder
Demineralised whey Whey
Lactalbumin Whey protein concentrate
Light cream Whey solids

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This is a detailed list of food that contains milk products.

Please note that product ingredients with a * do not necessarily contain milk products. This depends on the manufacturer or type of product.

  • ammonium caseinate
  • artificial butter flavour
  • butter solids/fat
  • calcium caseinate
  • caramel colour*
  • caramel flavouring*
  • casein
  • caseinate
  • delactosed whey
  • demineralized whey
  • dried milk
  • dry milk solids
  • flavouring*
  • high protein flour*
  • hydrolysed casein
  • hydrolysed milk protein
  • lactalbumin
  • lactalbumin phosphate
  • lactate
  • lactoferrin
  • lactoglobulin
  • lactose
  • magnesium caseinate
  • milk derivative
  • milk fat
  • milk protein
  • milk solids
  • natural flavouring*
  • Opta (fat replacement)
  • potassium caseinate
  • rennet casein
  • Simplesse (fat replacement)
  • sodium caseinate
  • solids
  • sour cream solids
  • sour milk solids
  • whey
  • whey protein concentrate

Some foods that contain or may contain* milk protein.
  • baked goods*, (cake, bread, cookies, crackers, donuts, waffles, pancakes...)
  • butter
  • buttermilk
  • candy*
  • cheese
  • chocolate*
  • cream
  • cream soup
  • curds
  • custard
  • deli meats*
  • egg substitutes*
  • frozen yoghourt
  • gravy*
  • ghee
  • Half & Half
  • hot dogs*
  • ice cream
  • kefir
  • margarine*
  • milk (whole, 2%, 1%, skim, condensed, evaporated, powdered, lactose reduced)
  • pizza
  • pudding
  • salad dressing*
  • sausages*
  • seasonings*
  • sherbet
  • sour cream
  • yoghourt

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These lists are adapted from
http://www.cadvision.com/allergy/milkallergy

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Watch out!

Lactose sugar may be used as a preservative to some food products, eg. sliced ham!

 

 

Mary Poppins

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.

But be careful that this sugar is not lactose. Check with the pharmacist as most medicines contain lactose.

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