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Can wood smoke cause an allergic reaction?

Question
I have a peanut allergy. When using a meat smoker, would pecan wood smoke cause a reaction?
Answer

Wood from a pecan tree does not contain pecan nut food protein. In addition, pecan is a tree nut and is not related to peanut, which is a legume.

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Allergy, Food Allergy, Peanut Allergy, Tree Pollen Allergy
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Douglas T. Johnston D.O. FAAAAI, FACAAI

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