Peanut Allergies | Food Allergies | SelectWisely

Peanuts belong to a food group related to legumes such as beans, lentils and peas. Originally a native species to South America, peanuts and peanut oil are now found in food around the world. Peanut oil can be highly refined or less so depending on the food standards in the country. People who are allergic to peanuts should also avoid peanut oil when traveling due to this uncertainty.