Eggs from 7 Most Common Food Allergies (Slideshow)

7 Most Common Food Allergies (Slideshow)

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This allergy is more common in young children, and in many cases may be outgrown by the time kids reach school age. However, an egg allergy is the second most common food allergy in children. Eggs and egg products are frequently present in a variety of foods with "glazing," or in baked goods with an "egg wash." In most cases, the egg white is the food allergen, although if you're allergic you need to avoid the entire egg due to the white's cross-contact with the yolk.