Allergy Resources

Rapeseed Allergy

Key Allergens

Rapeseed is a common crop harvested in the UK, rapeseed oil is used in dressings and cooking oils. Canola oil used in Canada and the US is made from specific variants of rapeseed.

Bra n 1 is the main allergen in rapeseed. It is a 2S albumin seed storage protein.


Rapeseed allergy is not associated with any syndromes at this time.

Cross Reactivity

Other foods containing 2S albumin seed storage protains are peanut, groundnut, kiwi, various tree nuts, mustard, turnip, soya beans, sesame and castor beans.

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