Wheat

Many of the top most common allergens come in many different forms, and can also be named many different things in product labels. If you or your child is dealing with a serious food allergy, it is important to read all package labels, and know the alternate names for your allergen(s) so you can avoid them.

Alternate names for Wheat on ingredient lists:

All purpose flour
Bran
Bread (any type made with white flour, wheat flour), bread crumbs
Bread flour
Bromated flour
Bulgur
Cake flour
Cereal extract
Club wheat (Triticum compactum Host.)
Common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
Couscous
Crackers, cracker meal
Durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.)
Durum flour
Einkorn (Triticum monococcum L. subsp. monococcum)
Emmer (Triticum turgidum L. subsp. dicoccon (Schrank) Thell.)
Enriched flour
Farina
Flour
Fu
Germ
Gluten
Graham flour
High gluten flour
High protein flour
Instant flour
Kamut (Triticum polonicum L.)
Malt, malt extract
Matzo, Matzoh, Matzah, Matza, matsa, matso
Matzo meal, Matzoh meal, Matzah meal, Matza meal ,matsa meal, matso meal, matsah meal or matsoh meal
Noodles
Pasta
Pastry flour
Phosphated flour
Plain flour
Seitan
Self-rising flour
Semolina (Triticum durum Desf.)
Soft wheat flour
Spelt (Triticum spelta L.)
Steel ground flour
Stone ground flour
Tabbouleh
Triticale ( x Triticosecale ssp. Wittm.)
Triticum: Triticum aestivum L., Triticum durum Desf., Triticum compactum Host., Triticum spelta L., Triticum durum Desf., Triticum monococcum L. subsp. monococcum, Triticum turgidum L. subsp. dicoccon (Schrank) Thell., Triticum polonicum L., and x Triticosecale ssp. Wittm.
Unbleached flour
Vital gluten
Wheat, wheat berries, wheat bran, wheat flour, wheat germ, wheat gluten, wheat grass, wheat malt, wheat starch, wheat sprouts
White flour
Whole wheat berries
Whole wheat bread
Whole wheat flour

May indicate the presence of wheat:

Artificial flavoring
Caramel color
Dextrin
Food starch*
Gelatinized starch*
Hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP)
Maltodextrin
Modified food starch*
Monosodium glutamate
MSG
Natural flavoring
Oats (may be contaminated with wheat due to agricultural cultivation practices)
Shoyu
Soy Sauce
Surimi
Tamari
Teriyaki Sauce
Textured vegetable protein
Vegetable gum
Vegetable starch

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