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What ingredients should I look for to avoid eggs?

The following ingredients usually signify that egg protein is contained within the product: albumin, globulin, lecithin, livetin, lysozyme, simplesse, and vitellin. These are important because the proteins in eggs are what people with egg allergies are actually reacting to. In addition, avoid ingredients that start with the prefixes "ova" or "ovo," such as ovoglobulin. Don't just rely on labels that say "egg free," as these products may still contain the egg proteins.

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