Shellfish

Shellfish Allergen Card Allergy to invertebrates, eg. prawns, lobster, crabs affects about 1 percent of the population.  It tends to be life-long and is more common in adults than children.

Some people can be allergic to molluscs such as snails, squid, scallops, clams, oysters or mussels.

For more information and a PDF of the card see allergyfacts.org.au/allergy-anaphylaxis/food-allergens/shellfish

Content created July 2019

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