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Q: 
I'm planning to make fried chicken using peanut oil. I recently read that peanut oil doesn't cause peanut allergy reactions. Is that true? Is there something on the label of the oil or the packaging that will let me know that?
A: 
Most individuals with peanut allergy can safely eat highly refined peanut oil. This is not the case, however, for cold-pressed, expelled, extruded peanut oils. If you are allergic to peanuts, ask your allergist whether you should avoid peanut oil. For more information, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) website is also an excellent resource.