In 2014, the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation set out that there are 14 allergens that food businesses need to let customers know about if they are used as ingredients in food they produce. These are ingredients that could cause allergic reactions for people who consume them.
The 14 Allergens
and sulphur dioxide at concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg
or 10 mg/litre in terms of the total SO2
namely: almond, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecans, Brazil nuts,
pistachio nuts, macadamia and products thereof
containing gluten, namely: wheat rye, barley, oats
or their hybridised strains, and products thereof