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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2011, 12:36:55 PM »
iceebear
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Posted: 06.28.2009 at 09:05:24


If any of y'all have a list of foods that contain sunflower I would like to have a copy. My Dad has sunflower oil allergies.
 
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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2011, 12:37:40 PM »
Ra3chel
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Posted: 06.29.2009 at 08:18:35


It would be miles long--sunflower shows up in everything from chips to frozen juice.. The most important thing is going to be reading every ingredient list, every time, and staying very leery of restaurants. Because sunflower isn't a top-8 allergen, it can also be a hidden ingredient, in things like "vegetable oil" and "seasoning," so look for products that actually list all ingredients; you may also want to consider calling manufacturers if you're not sure.


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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2011, 09:58:52 AM »
Ra3chel
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Posted: 06.29.2009 at 08:18:35


It would be miles long--sunflower shows up in everything from chips to frozen juice.. The most important thing is going to be reading every ingredient list, every time, and staying very leery of restaurants. Because sunflower isn't a top-8 allergen, it can also be a hidden ingredient, in things like "vegetable oil" and "seasoning," so look for products that actually list all ingredients; you may also want to consider calling manufacturers if you're not sure.


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I think this must be the thread, yes?

I will see if I can figure out who authored the initial post originally.

I also wanted to REPEAT Ra3chel's very wise words (above).

Best strategies for avoidance generally involve food that is really minimally processed-- or UNprocessed-- just like any other allergen.  With a non-top-8 allergen this is all the more critical.

Be VERY wary of ANY and ALL processed food.

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2011, 10:04:12 AM »
The original author has deleted his/her account at hyperboards, so I don't have any obvious way of contacting him/her.

There is a wealth of information, though, in the threads in this section of the site.  If you just search this particular forum for the word "sunflower" you should find a LOT of helpful information on avoidance, shopping, especially hard-to-find food items (corn chips, crackers, and tortillas), and restaurant tips.