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How do I know if a packaged food contains egg?

If a food or ingredient in a food contains egg, the label must say so. Below are different names for eggs that might be on a label.
  • Albumin
  • Egg yolk
  • Ovomucoid
  • Dried egg
  • Globulin
  • Ovovitella
  • Eggnog
  • Livetin
  • Ovovitellin
  • Egg solids
  • Lysozyme
  • Powdered egg
  • Egg substitutes (Egg Beaters, etc.)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Silici albuminate
  • Meringue
  • Simplesse
  • Egg white
  • Ovoglobulin
  • Vilellin
  • Egg white solids
  • Ovomucin

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