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Many cheeses are flavoured through the colonisation of the cheese with penicillium species moulds. So should someone with a penicillin allergy avoid eating them?


 

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Re: Should penicillin-allergic people avoid blue cheese?
« Reply #1 on: 23/05/2014 12:17:20 »
I am allergic to penicillin, but have never had a problem with blue cheese (and I eat lots of it!) I have found that I am somewhat sensitive to the fungus that grows on some brie cheeses (eating too much can make my throat feel scratchy), but if I avoid the rind I often don't even notice it.
 

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Re: Should penicillin-allergic people avoid blue cheese?
« Reply #2 on: 05/06/2014 17:07:46 »
I am allergic to penicillin, the only cheese I have had any bad reaction to is Dolcelatte, that brings be out in painfully itchy eczema.
 

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