Read every label, every time!  These can help as a guide, but always keep up with alerts.


How to read a label for a milk-free diet:

For a milk free diet please look on labels and avoid all of the following ingredients:
  • artificial butter flavor
  • butter, butter fat, butter oil
  • casein
  • buttermilk
  • caseinates (ammonium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium)
  • cheese
  • cream
  • cottage cheese
  • curds
  • custard
  • Half and Half®
  • hydrolysates (casein, milk protein, protein, whey, whey protein)
  • lactalbumin, lactalbumin phosphate
  • lactoglobulin
  • milk (derivative, powder, protein, solids, malted, condensed, evaporated, dry, whole, low-fat, non-fat, skimmed, goat's milk)
  • nougat
  • pudding
  • rennet caesin
  • sour cream, sour cream solids, sour milk solids
  • whey (all forms including sweet, delactosed, protein concentrate)
  • yogurt
Label ingredients that may indicate the presence of milk protein:
flavorings including:
  • caramel
  • bavarian cream
  • coconut cream
  • brown sugar
  • butter
  • natural chocolate
  • high protein flour margarine Simplessee®
How to read a label for an egg-free diet:
Be sure to avoid foods that contain any of the following ingredients:
  • albumin
  • egg whites
  • egg yolk
  • dried egg
  • egg powder
  • egg solids
  • egg substitutes
  • eggnog
  • globulin
  • livetin
  • lysozyme (used in Europe)
  • mayonnaise
  • meringue
  • ovalbumin
  • ovomucin
  • ovomucoid
  • ovovitellin
  • Simplesse™