Cashew Allergy Resources

There is only one allergen associated with cashew allergy and that is Ana o 3, which is a 2S albumin protein.

Ana o 3 is a seed storage protein which are found in all nuts and some seeds and cause people to be allergic to whole groups of tree nuts.

I have put together some more comprehensive resources at

The allergy resources page for cashew nut covers the key allergens, which allergic syndromes are linked to this allergy and other foods which are commonly cross reactive with cashew nut.

There is also regularly updated links to useful websites specifically for cashew nut allergies and the latest research papers on the topic.

If you have multiple allergies and are interested in how they are linked or want to find out more about food allergies outside the usual top 14 then you can follow me on Facebook or Twitter, where I share a food allergy card every day of the week.

Published by Jemma D

I love to write about food allergies, asthma and eczema.

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