Allergy to cumin is loosely linked to Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome
. You may have Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome if you suffer from cumin allergy with oral allergy symptoms to 3 or more of the foods mentioned in the cross reactivity section.
If sensitised to birch tree pollen you may have Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome and may also react to apple, carrot, kiwi, pear, peach, plum, nectarine, apricots, cherries, tomato, celery, potato, parsnip, pepper, dill, peas, fennel, hazelnut, walnut, almonds, peanuts, lentils and bean
Cumin is in the family Apiaceae, other spices in this family are anise, caraway seed, celery, chervil, coriander, dill, fennel and parsley.
Science Direct - Cumin
AAAAI - Spice Allergies
Articles and Journals
Oral Allergy Syndrome Due to a Hidden Allergen in Mojo, 2020
New allergens from spices in the Apiaceae family: anise Pimpinella anisum L. and caraway Carum carvi L., 2020
Oral allergy syndrome–the need of a multidisciplinary approach, 2014
Characterization of allergens in Apiaceae spices: anise, fennel, coriander and cumin, 2006
Characterization of allergens in Apiaceae spices: anise, fennel, coriander and cumin, 1997
Spice allergy in celery‐sensitive patients, 1991
Cumin anaphylaxis: A case report, 1987
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