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The following three dishes are typically found on the menu in a deli. Each dish has a list of ingredients, some of which are common allergens and may cause an allergic reaction in sensitive individuals (see the In the body section for more information on the physical reactions to allergens).

Scotch eggs Deli food interactive

Scotch Eggs

Ingredients:

  • Eggs
  • Sausage meat
  • Flour
  • Fine breadcrumbs
  • Vegetable oil

The allergenic ingredients in Scotch eggs are:

  • Eggs
  • Wheat (gluten) – in the flour, from the rusk in the sausage meat and in the fine breadcrumbs
  • Sulphites – in the sausage meat
  • Cooking oil can be a blend of several different ingredients, including nuts, peanuts and soya

Crumbed ham Deli food interactive

Crumbed ham

Ingredients:

  • Ham
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Egg wash

The allergenic ingredients in crumbed ham are:

  • Sulphites – in the ham
  • Wheat – in the breadcrumbs
  • Eggs – in the wash which binds the breadcrumbs to the ham

Veal and ham pie Deli food interactive

Veal and Ham Pie

Ingredients

  • Pork shoulder
  • Veal shoulder
  • Ham
  • Thyme
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Bouillon
  • Onions
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Sage
  • Pepper
  • Gelatine
  • Flour
  • Lard
  • Milk
  • Water

The allergenic ingredients in veal and ham pie are:

  • Sulphites – in the ham
  • Eggs
  • Celery – in the bouillon
  • Fish – in the Worcestershire sauce
  • Barley – in the Worcestershire sauce
  • Wheat – in the vinegar in the Worcestershire sauce and in the flour
  • Milk
Find out more

Visit the Food allergy and intolerance section of the FSA's industry and enforcement site: food.gov.uk

See advice for caterers on allergy and intolerance, on the FSA's industry and enforcement site: food.gov.uk

Checklist to be used when carrying out inspections of catering premises (Download this pdf, 0.05mb)

Checklist to be used when carrying out inspections of manufacturing premises (Download this pdf, 0.05mb)

 
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