Allergy Resources

Raspberry Allergy

Key Allergens

Raspberries are part of the plant order Rosales, many species of plants in this order are cultivated for their fruit.

The two main allergens identified in raspberry are Rub i 1 and Rub i 3.

Rub i 1 is an allergen in the Bet v 1 family, which can cause oral allergy syndrome.

Rub i 3 has been identified as a Lipid Transfer Protein (LTP), but is not commonly linked to LTP Syndrome.


You may have Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome if you suffer from raspberry allergy with oral allergy symptoms to 3 or more of the foods mentioned in cross reactivity section.

Cross Reactivity

If sensitised to Birch pollen you may have Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome and may also react to Apple, Kiwi, Pear, Peach, Plum, Nectarine, Apricots, Cherries, Tomato, Celery, Carrot, Potato, Parsnip, Pepper, Dill, Cumin, Peas, Coriander, Fennel, Hazelnut, Walnut, Almonds, Peanuts, Lentils and Beans

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