Milk is one of the 8 most common food allergies and it is found in an astounding variety of food products. Thankfully, manufacturers are mandated by law in the U.S. to label their products so that consumers will know that milk is among the ingredients. Here are 8 common foods that people with a milk allergy should avoid.
1. Milk and milk products
This is about as obvious as it gets, and although you may be saying “Duh!” right about now, but remember that “milk products” cover a wide variety of foods, including things like butter, cream, custards, cheeses, sour cream, pudding, yogurt, ice cream, and ice milk. There are even brands of margarine that contain milk proteins.