Garlic allergy

allergymom Community Member February 02, 2008
  • My daughter is highly allergic to garlic and we are having a hard time determining if foods contain garlic.  She loves ketchup and we can not get any answers on whether or not any contain garlic.  Everything just says spices.  Does anyone know if there are any tomato products that do not contain garlic?
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  • Vicki M
    Health Guide
    Feb. 02, 2008

    Hi Allergymom,


    There has been a lot of discussion about garlic allergies. It is unfortunate but the food companies  are not real good about letting you know for sure that there is  garlic in a particular food. In this discussion started by Laurie, there is a lot of information about foods to be careful of. You can read that discussion here. There are...

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    Hi Allergymom,


    There has been a lot of discussion about garlic allergies. It is unfortunate but the food companies  are not real good about letting you know for sure that there is  garlic in a particular food. In this discussion started by Laurie, there is a lot of information about foods to be careful of. You can read that discussion here. There are 40 or so comments, so read through them to see the advice others have given. 

     

    I found a couple recipes for ketchup that do not have any garlic in it and they appear to be simple enough. 

     

    • 1 peck tomatoes (approximately 8 quarts)
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 tablespoons dry mustard
    • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
    • 2 cups cider vinegar
    • 3 tablespoons salt
    • 1 tablespoon black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

    PREPARATION:

    Select good, ripe tomatoes. Scald and strain through a coarse sieve to remove seed and skin. Measure 1 gallon. When the tomatoes become cold add the remaining ingredients. Let simmer slowly for 3 hours. Pour into hot sterilized 1-pint jars and seal

     

    Ketchup

    (Why in the world would you need a recipe for ketchup? Store-bought ketchups often contain wheat, corn, garlic, and other spices within their flavorings! By making your own, you can control what ingredients are in the ketchup. If you're allergic to some of the spices mentioned below, experiment with the recipe and use ones that you can have instead.)  6 oz can of tomato paste                                                       1 tablespoon apple-cider vinegar
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (purchase one made with apple-cider vinegar rather than "normal" vinegar, which can contain wheat, and call on any other questionable ingredients before using)
    1/4 teaspoon onion powder
    1 tablespoon molasses
    3 tablespoons water
    Dash pepper
    Dash celery salt
    Add all ingredients to a bowl; stir until fully combined. Add to a ketchup container for "normalcy" if desired (you can purchase a squeeze bottle), and store in the fridge.
    Use on French Fries, burgers, and any recipes that call for ketchup!

     

     

    Hope this information helps. Stay in touch and let us know how you're doing!

    Vicki M

    • Laurie
      Feb. 15, 2008
      I have found only one brand of tomato sauce which does not contain garlic or "natural flavoring." I buy it in bulk every time I see it because it is hard to find. I have only found it at Grocery Outlet. I can't remember the brand; I will post the name later.
    • Vicki M
      Health Guide
      Feb. 16, 2008

      Hi Laurie!!

      Hope you are doing well. Your original sharepost is up to 58 comments with lots of great information about garlic allergy.

       

      Have you had any luck finding other products that are garlic free? If so, would you mind sharing?

      Thanks much!

      Vicki M

    • Laurie
      Feb. 16, 2008

      Ok, I'm posting from at home today. The tomato sauce is "California Healthy Harvest." The label says it is distributed by California Healthy Harvest, Modesto, CA 95358, 209-527-9800. Ingredients: tomato puree (water, tomato paste), salt, corn syrup, dried peppers and citric acid. 

       

      I'm not too crazy about the fact that it contains...

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      Ok, I'm posting from at home today. The tomato sauce is "California Healthy Harvest." The label says it is distributed by California Healthy Harvest, Modesto, CA 95358, 209-527-9800. Ingredients: tomato puree (water, tomato paste), salt, corn syrup, dried peppers and citric acid. 

       

      I'm not too crazy about the fact that it contains corn syrup, but I don't have any choice really. There are many foods posted on the other big post. I'll post this sauce over there as well.  

    • Lori
      Apr. 23, 2010

      If a label says spice or natural flavoring could that mean there is garlic in the product?

    • Melanie
      Jul. 06, 2010

      Usually garlic and spices are listed sepretaly. My mother is also extremely allergic to garlic. She can eat heinz ketchup. I hope this was helpful in some way.

    • Anonymous
      Bice
      Jan. 28, 2011

      FDA considers garlic and onions to be foods.  They cannot be hidden in "spices" but can be in "natural flavorings".  At least it gives us a few more options of premade things to eat.  I love my Litehouse Ranch.  It has spices, so I know it's safe.  And gluten free to boot.

    • Anonymous
      brenna
      Sep. 13, 2012

      i have garlic and onions allergeries ,because they are both sulphoric { sulfur} vegetables. i am deathy allergic to sulfur..and yes spices on an ingredients label is a bad word for people with these allergies. i have only learned more and gotten more sensitive over the last year but, looking back over the years ..they have always bothered me to some extent.nausea...

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      i have garlic and onions allergeries ,because they are both sulphoric { sulfur} vegetables. i am deathy allergic to sulfur..and yes spices on an ingredients label is a bad word for people with these allergies. i have only learned more and gotten more sensitive over the last year but, looking back over the years ..they have always bothered me to some extent.nausea ,vomiting,severe headaches{assumed to be migraines},problems breathing depending on how much was consumed..i am lucky to have survived this long..i keep benadryll handy always..

  • cfern
    Sep. 12, 2014

    I am highly allergic to garlic.  I highly recommend that you start reading the labels.  And always remember if it just says spices, 99% of the time that means there is garlic in the product.  Western Family has a lot of products that are garlic free like their mustard.  Most of the ketchups do not have garlic in them. 

  • Anonymous
    medisec
    Mar. 14, 2014

    Found this site with garlic-free spices. Going to stop by one of the stores and stock up, and then carry around with me when I eat out: 

     

    http://www.thespicehouse.com/spices-by-list/garlic-free-blends


  • Eatough
    Feb. 05, 2013

    There are many tomato products without garlic and onion. Scanning every label on all foods is really recommended.

    But I do not trust that "spices" is garlic and onion free, and have proved that fact by contacting some companies and having it confirmed "spices" contain them.

    Also watch out for seasonings and flavorings and even caramel color.

    • Eatough
      Feb. 05, 2013

      Also I am highly sensitive to dried onion and garlic... so I always get sick when any product or restaurant item contain them and know to avoid or contact a company to confirm or point out to a restaurant their mistake.

  • Anonymous
    Lesley
    Jul. 10, 2011

         I also am allergic to garlic.  Took me years to figure out what was making mesick.  first started just mking me sick as like irritible bowel, now it makes me short of breath and difficult to breathe. i have also gone thru the disbelief from friends ect. 

        It is strange because most ketchup doesn,t bother...

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         I also am allergic to garlic.  Took me years to figure out what was making mesick.  first started just mking me sick as like irritible bowel, now it makes me short of breath and difficult to breathe. i have also gone thru the disbelief from friends ect. 

        It is strange because most ketchup doesn,t bother me , sweet baby rays barbecue sauce doesn't bother me, but a touch  of garlic powder in chicken salad almost put me in hospital.

       I usually can't tolerate any tye or amt.  It takes about an hour for me to realize I am going to have a raction, then 4 to 5 hrs total for full blown reaction.  Onions are starting to bother me like garlic did in the beginning.  Is enyone having these symptoms?? Please reply

    • angelica
      May. 16, 2012

      I find it easier to just make my own condiments like sweet BBQ sauce. I just mix tomato paste, water, viniger, musturd seed, and honey. Awsome on BBQ ribs. Almost like a sweet baby ray's in a way cause its sweet. Before I was allergic to garlic I lived off fast food, and never knew how to cook. I allways look on the bright side of things so, I don't see this...

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      I find it easier to just make my own condiments like sweet BBQ sauce. I just mix tomato paste, water, viniger, musturd seed, and honey. Awsome on BBQ ribs. Almost like a sweet baby ray's in a way cause its sweet. Before I was allergic to garlic I lived off fast food, and never knew how to cook. I allways look on the bright side of things so, I don't see this as a curse; I see it as a blessing that has made me knowledgable about what I am eating, healthier, and an exilant cook; especialy grilling on the BBQ. I avoid eating at restraunts at all cost being that I'm not one to give a hard time, and besides restraunts will say there is no garlic when there is, and my allergy is severe. A person's sweat can burn me like acid depending on how much garlic is oozing out of it. Sushi is the only restraunt I eat at. I'm still learning and the information on these pages are wonderfull. I had no idea why Dr Pepper was giving me symptoms. According to one of the letters on here there is garlic in caramel coloring; I just thought caffine was affecting me. Thanks for all your information, my skin is especialy thankfull now that it is finely healed. If you are interested in any simple condiment mixters you can contact me on my facebook page connie.carrico09@yahoo.com. i don't check my Email, but i do check facebook mail. Take care :)

    • Anonymous
      ibs friendly
      Apr. 17, 2014

      I have garlic and onion sensitivities. You should read aout FODMAP diet. It explains why you are having problems with those foods.

  • catherine
    Mar. 16, 2011

    All prepared foods have a toll free number, email address, and/or mailing address where you can contact them to ask about specific ingredients. 

  • shopper1178
    Jun. 21, 2010

    I have had a medically proven garlic allergy for 40 years, recently more difficult because of the new federal FALCPA regs on labeling. I can get symptoms from tiny amounts, therefore the "less than 2% rule' doesnt help. The FDA believes the " nine major allergens" are important to label, but for those allergic to any of the other 90+ foods..we are out of luck....

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    I have had a medically proven garlic allergy for 40 years, recently more difficult because of the new federal FALCPA regs on labeling. I can get symptoms from tiny amounts, therefore the "less than 2% rule' doesnt help. The FDA believes the " nine major allergens" are important to label, but for those allergic to any of the other 90+ foods..we are out of luck.

    As mentioned above, you must call each manufacturer..often they do not know because they use "vendors" to make some products. Mention pargraph 101.4 (b) (1) stating  " spices, flavorings shall be declared per ( go to )101.22(h) (3) " garlic shall be declared) most companies shoo you off but Kraft and Del Monte are helpful    Incidentally HEINZ ketchup doesn't make me sick but does contain onion.

    Thy http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov  go to volume 2  101 subpart B and read paragraphs above  or search E: CFR 11-25-08 FDA regs

    101.4  and  101.22 (h)  (3)

    • Anonymous
      medisec
      Mar. 14, 2014

      I have a documented bonafide garlic allergy too. It is so frustrating, especially when I travel. When I was on a cruise, they made me preorder and then I got bland, unseasoned food. Felt like I was in an old folks home. If I take allergy meds, I can somewhat tolerate the mild over-the-counter seasonings but still have issues. If its anything like garlic butter...

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      I have a documented bonafide garlic allergy too. It is so frustrating, especially when I travel. When I was on a cruise, they made me preorder and then I got bland, unseasoned food. Felt like I was in an old folks home. If I take allergy meds, I can somewhat tolerate the mild over-the-counter seasonings but still have issues. If its anything like garlic butter or veggies infused with garlic butter or heavy garlic it's a nightmare.  Not sure if anyone is interested, but just found this site and might start carrying around with me some of these spices. http://www.thespicehouse.com/spices-by-list/garlic-free-blends

       

      The manager at the restaurant I ate at the other night made my scallops special; however, it was all lemon and hardly any oil or any other non-garlic spices.  Horrible. Garlic is oddly in almost everything. Even the honey mustard dressing.  Again, really frustrating. I make my own homemade spaghetti sauce, but most of time live with the consequences.  

       

  • trinafaye
    May. 18, 2010

    I am as well un-able to eat anything that contains Garlic. I don't eat katchup but whole tomatoes are the best and pluss they are a very healthy choice for you and her. Make home made sauce from tomatoes and your own spices. So that you know for sure. It's hard to find any restuarants that doesn't place garlic in the food they cook.

    I love Italian and Sea food...

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    I am as well un-able to eat anything that contains Garlic. I don't eat katchup but whole tomatoes are the best and pluss they are a very healthy choice for you and her. Make home made sauce from tomatoes and your own spices. So that you know for sure. It's hard to find any restuarants that doesn't place garlic in the food they cook.

    I love Italian and Sea food and it's a pain. Unless I make it. My mother makes extra sides for me cause of the garlic issue but now she has been making her own sauce and adding own spices. 

     

     

  • Anonymous
    Lesley from Per...
    Nov. 17, 2009

    I didn't realise so many people were allergic to garlic, I have struggled with this allergy all my life, and every time I told someone they didn't believe me.

    my reaction to garlic is pretty bad, migrain and vomiting for day's after. I can also have a reaction from smelling it on people and smelling it during cooking.

    My grandson is also allergic to it, I don't...

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    I didn't realise so many people were allergic to garlic, I have struggled with this allergy all my life, and every time I told someone they didn't believe me.

    my reaction to garlic is pretty bad, migrain and vomiting for day's after. I can also have a reaction from smelling it on people and smelling it during cooking.

    My grandson is also allergic to it, I don't ever go out to dinner or even to eat at a friends, I read every lable, (takes me ages to do the shopping) I don't buy anything that includes herbs or spices in the ingredients. It is hard because it seems that everything has them.

    At least now I know I'm not so uncommon.

     

     

  • Anonymous
    nosleep4mommy
    Oct. 12, 2009

    I know this is old, but you can easily make your own ketchup using sally fallon's book: nourishing traditions.  LOVE it.  we make all of our condiments now and they are healthy and we save a fortune.

  • Anonymous
    Marlyn
    Jul. 07, 2009

    I am also very allergic to Garlic but have no problems with heinz tomato ketchup. there is also a great brand of suaces for pasta by Lucini, I found in Wholefoods. the labelling os good and they have several varieties genuinely free from garlic and MSG and other stuff I find affects me.

  • Anonymous
    sirhin
    Apr. 07, 2009

    My family doesn't eat garlic or onion and it's been frustrating that so many things have it listed as merely "spices." We took a break from ketchup at one point until we found a brand for a onion and garlic-free ketchup. It's Korean, though, and in one of those squishy plastic bottles packaged in a separate plastic wrapper, rather like the Japanese Kewpie Mayonnaise,...

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    My family doesn't eat garlic or onion and it's been frustrating that so many things have it listed as merely "spices." We took a break from ketchup at one point until we found a brand for a onion and garlic-free ketchup. It's Korean, though, and in one of those squishy plastic bottles packaged in a separate plastic wrapper, rather like the Japanese Kewpie Mayonnaise, but the contents are red. The characters "정정원" is on the bottle.

     

    However, last time I went back to the Korean market, they no longer had it. Even so, it did taste very good and if it's available elsewhere, I'd recommend it. :) AND it's cheap.

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Jan. 19, 2009

    try the health food coops or online with tropicaltraditions.com . they are very good at answering inquiries re: ingrediants.  what are her symptoms?

  • Anonymous
    Bonnie
    Dec. 23, 2008

    I started a Faceook group for specifically garlic allergy/intolerance. I would like to take all of the relevant information from here and other souces on the web and make a clear and comprehensive resource for people with garlic allergies.

     

    Please take a look and help contribute to the knowledge base!

     

    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=41131437871...

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    I started a Faceook group for specifically garlic allergy/intolerance. I would like to take all of the relevant information from here and other souces on the web and make a clear and comprehensive resource for people with garlic allergies.

     

    Please take a look and help contribute to the knowledge base!

     

    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=41131437871

  • Anonymous
    j2andn2
    Aug. 30, 2008

    We just found out our son is allergic to garlic.  Does anyone have any ideas on substituting chili powder?!  Every chili powder I find is a mixture and contains garlic.  We use chili powder a lot and need a replacement.  Thanks! 

    • Anonymous
      Karen
      Sep. 03, 2008

      I would recommend looking for chipotle or ancho chile powder. They are both spicier than regular chile powder, so amounts must be adjusted accordingly, but they add great flavor. I have found them both in the McCormick brand.

       

      I am allergic to all members of the allium family (garlic, onion, shallot, leek, scallion, etc.), so I have had to find flavor...

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      I would recommend looking for chipotle or ancho chile powder. They are both spicier than regular chile powder, so amounts must be adjusted accordingly, but they add great flavor. I have found them both in the McCormick brand.

       

      I am allergic to all members of the allium family (garlic, onion, shallot, leek, scallion, etc.), so I have had to find flavor substitutes to use in my cooking. I use a lot of ginger and exotic salts & peppers, as well as cumin, fresh herbs, and all kinds of chiles.

       

      I wish you and your son the best!

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Aug. 15, 2008

    Hi..I work in food safety for a state government and am a label expert in my program.  I also have a boyfriend who has an allergy to garlic.  By law, since garlic is not one of the 8 major allergens, it does not need to be declared on the label.  Therefore, a food product that contains dried garlic may be list it as an ingredient or simply...

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    Hi..I work in food safety for a state government and am a label expert in my program.  I also have a boyfriend who has an allergy to garlic.  By law, since garlic is not one of the 8 major allergens, it does not need to be declared on the label.  Therefore, a food product that contains dried garlic may be list it as an ingredient or simply declare "spices" without specifying the dried garlic.  You may find it useful to call the company and ask specific questions about their ingredients, but then again, they may buy their flavorings from another company (perhaps overseas) that does not specify what "spices" are in a product.  Your best bet is to make homemade ketchup.  That way you will know exactly what is in there.  Good luck!

    • nancyw
      Mar. 20, 2013

      From the FDA website: 1. Poppy seeds, sesame seeds, dried or dehydrated onions and garlic are not considered to be spices. When used as an ingredient in foods they should be declared on the label by common or usual names.

    • Anonymous
      FAmama
      Aug. 09, 2013

      I know that this is kind of an old post but my daughter is allergic to garlic (egg and dairy as well) and I have bought countless products that say "spices" thinking that they are safe, only to call the company and find out that there IS garlic in it.... in the "spices" or "natural flavor"!! I have wasted so much food! I was also under the impression that it HAD...

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      I know that this is kind of an old post but my daughter is allergic to garlic (egg and dairy as well) and I have bought countless products that say "spices" thinking that they are safe, only to call the company and find out that there IS garlic in it.... in the "spices" or "natural flavor"!! I have wasted so much food! I was also under the impression that it HAD to be listed. Not always the case though. Found out the hard way.

       

  • Anonymous
    New_to_foodalle...
    Jun. 30, 2008

    I found the last posting interesting because I just discovered that my daughter is allergic to onion, garlic, tree nuts along with all uncooked fruit, just about all raw vegetables (including corn), and perhaps a lot of other things that we didn't think to test for.  So now I realize she has not been a picky eater all these years but really...

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    I found the last posting interesting because I just discovered that my daughter is allergic to onion, garlic, tree nuts along with all uncooked fruit, just about all raw vegetables (including corn), and perhaps a lot of other things that we didn't think to test for.  So now I realize she has not been a picky eater all these years but really can tell the difference between garlic powder and onion powder vs. the "real stuff" in a dish.  Has anyone else seen anything about food allergens and what form of the food might  be tolerated?  I have had to search for each particular item on her list of "foods to avoid" to find good information.   Her allergist just recommended continuing doing what we have been doing (either avoiding, heating, substituting) and always carry her epi-pen.  It is unrealistic to avoid everything on her list. but I also do not want to make her food allergies worse by exposing her to something we shouldn't (e.g., cooked celery is just as bad as raw celery).

    • sicktired
      Jul. 01, 2010

      I am very allergic to garlic.  I used to eat it all the time but it will close my throat up now.  I am allergic to over 25 foods and counting, that is tested not presumed.  It is extremely difficult.  I was a picky eater when growing up and anorexic.  I guess this is payback time.  A lot of my allergies are the "super foods" that...

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      I am very allergic to garlic.  I used to eat it all the time but it will close my throat up now.  I am allergic to over 25 foods and counting, that is tested not presumed.  It is extremely difficult.  I was a picky eater when growing up and anorexic.  I guess this is payback time.  A lot of my allergies are the "super foods" that are supposed to be healthiest.  I am very depressed about it since it is becoming more and more difficult to eat.

       

      I really wish the restaurants would give the ingredients in their foods on the menus.  I was in a restaurant one time when a customer asked the waitress if a certain product was in a meal because she was allergic to it.  The waitress responded that the chef is not allowed to divulge the ingredients.  I have asked for food without specific ingredients and received the meal with the ingredients.

  • Anonymous
    Ann Oliveira LPN
    Jun. 11, 2008

    Heinz ketchup is safe for your daughter.  My nephew is allergic to garlic as well,  and we have to be very careful about because nothing is specific as to whether it is raw garlic vs. garlic powder etc.  Hunts tomato sauces are safe, Chef Boyardee is safe.  Also, if it says "spices", and not specifically garlic, then you should be fine. ...

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    Heinz ketchup is safe for your daughter.  My nephew is allergic to garlic as well,  and we have to be very careful about because nothing is specific as to whether it is raw garlic vs. garlic powder etc.  Hunts tomato sauces are safe, Chef Boyardee is safe.  Also, if it says "spices", and not specifically garlic, then you should be fine.  Also, if it says paprika,  there usually isn't any garlic in the food, because they don't use both. Just be villigant and advocate for your child, as my sister and I do. 

    • Anonymous
      Anonymous
      Feb. 25, 2009

      Do not assume that just because something says spices it is garlic free! Always call the company to double check!

    • Anonymous
      Billy K
      Jan. 11, 2011

      I called heinz and they confirmed that their ketchup does contain garlic powder

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Apr. 29, 2008

    Unfortuantely it seems that there aren't any ketchup products that don't contain garlic oil.

     

    There are a  number of garlic free recipes at the following site one of which being tomato ketchup. At least this way you'll know exactly what's in it and it could be quite fun for your daughter to make.

     

    http://www.angelfire.com/mi/FAST/garlic.html...

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    Unfortuantely it seems that there aren't any ketchup products that don't contain garlic oil.

     

    There are a  number of garlic free recipes at the following site one of which being tomato ketchup. At least this way you'll know exactly what's in it and it could be quite fun for your daughter to make.

     

    http://www.angelfire.com/mi/FAST/garlic.html

     

    • Shirley
      Feb. 05, 2013

      there is a ketsup by Annies that does not have ketsup.  It has allspice instead.  Also in the mexican section at Walmart I found a salsa that does not contain garlic.  It is called Herdez.  It contains tomatoes, onions, salt, chili peppers, cilantro,pectin and citric acid.  I put some sugar in to cut the hot spice.  It does taste...

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      there is a ketsup by Annies that does not have ketsup.  It has allspice instead.  Also in the mexican section at Walmart I found a salsa that does not contain garlic.  It is called Herdez.  It contains tomatoes, onions, salt, chili peppers, cilantro,pectin and citric acid.  I put some sugar in to cut the hot spice.  It does taste good just spicy and I get the mild.  They also have a tomato puree that does not contain garlic as well.  I also go to Pizza Ranch and they will sell their pizza without the sauce.  It does taste very good. 

  • Anonymous
    Bonnie
    Mar. 14, 2008

    Oh, and Vincent makes a tomato sauce that has no garlic either - so much easier to just opne a jar than to make your own. The medium works great as a pizza sauce too!

    http://vincentssauces.com/shop/ - be careful - not all of them are garlic free. 

  • Anonymous
    Bonnie
    Mar. 14, 2008

    I too am allergic to garlic. I use Annie's Naturals Ketchup - I called them a few months ago and they confirmed that there was no garlic in it - or in the tomato paste that is in it - and it does not make me sick. I use it to make Russian Dressing by just adding mayo. http://www.consorzio.com/catalog/catalog/ketchup-organic-p-1000092.html

     

    It is really...

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    I too am allergic to garlic. I use Annie's Naturals Ketchup - I called them a few months ago and they confirmed that there was no garlic in it - or in the tomato paste that is in it - and it does not make me sick. I use it to make Russian Dressing by just adding mayo. http://www.consorzio.com/catalog/catalog/ketchup-organic-p-1000092.html

     

    It is really hard to find things that don't have garlic, and you probably already know this, but avoid things like spices, worcester sauce, chili powder, and pickling spice since they all tend to have hidden garlic in them.

     

  • Anonymous
    Lilly allergy
    Feb. 23, 2008
    You will want to know that your daughter's allergy to garlic could extend to onions and other members of the lilly family of plants of which garlic is a member.  She should get checked out. It is very frustrating that the food companies and restaurants do not take this allergy seriously.