I feel that cottonseed plays an unimportant role in food allergy, as I have never seen a conclusive case. From what I have learned from other allergists, the feeling is mutual.The best article I have read on this subject appeared in The Journal July 9, 1949 (page 869). In the letter to the editor by Dr. D. L. Engelsher of New York City (J. 1 Hence, worthy of record are results of a concurrent comparison of two cottonseed-sensitive allergic subjects, one of whom disclaimed and the other proclaimed a demonstrable sensitiveness to edible cottonseed oil. Still, the cottonseed oil has become an important source of edible oil and is now the third largest contributor to the domestic edible oil supply.  |  Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Jan-Feb 1950;8(1):23-5. A. M. A.145:583 [Feb. 24] 1951) a controversial subject is brought up. 1951;145(15):1216. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920330106028. to download free article PDFs, COTTONSEED OIL SENSITIVITY. The authors stated "(1) that edible cottonseed oil does not contain the water soluble cottonseed allergen which is readily extractable from the defatted cottonseed kernel (embryo) or from the commercial cottonseed flour or meal and, (2) that cutaneous sensitiveness to such extracts does not, Frazier CA. By continuing to use our site, or clicking "Continue," you are agreeing to our, 2020 American Medical Association. Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. [Allergy in the throat-, nose-, and ear area]. Still, the cottonseed oil has become an important source of edible oil and is now the third largest contributor to the domestic edible oil supply. Claude A. Frazier, M.D. Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. National Center for Biotechnology Information, Unable to load your collection due to an error, Unable to load your delegates due to an error. As one of several genetically modified crops--like canola, soy and corn--cotton plants and the cottonseed oil extracted from this modification can be found in many salad dressings, oils and mayonnaises. These include corn oil, safflower oil, canola oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, and coconut oil. HHS Cottonseed protein vs. cottonseed sensitivity; the atopen content of cottonseed oil. Cottonseed oil allergy is uncommon when compared to other food allergies. Cottonseed protein vs. cottonseed oil sensitivity; a case of cottonseed oil sensitivity. 2002 Mar;34(3):95-7. Ann Allergy. Oils from plants except olive oil and soy oil, such as: Almond oil Canola (Rapeseed) oil Coconut oil Corn oil Cottonseed oil Grape seed oil Mustard oil Palm oil Peanut oil Safflower oil Sesame oil Sunflower oil. Anaphylaxis* Cottonseed Oil* Humans; Hypersensitivity* Immune System Diseases* Proteins* Substances. PMID: 15403844 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms. Cottonseed protein vs. cottonseed oil sensitivity; cottonseed asthma; protein vs. oil. All Rights Reserved, 1951;145(15):1216. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920330106028, In the letter to the editor by Dr. D. L. Engelsher of New York City (, The best article I have read on this subject appeared in, Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography, Clinical Implications of Basic Neuroscience, Health Care Economics, Insurance, Payment, Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine, United States Preventive Services Task Force. Dr. Engelsher seems to indicate that respiratory allergy follows ingestion of cottonseed and that skin tests should be done to determine sensitivity by ingestion. Cottonseed Oil Since there is a similarity in the molecular structures of the composition of cottonseed and peanut oil, people who are allergic to gluten or peanuts also suffer from the same allergic reactions after consuming cottonseed oil. Get free access to newly published articles. Cottonseed Oil* Food* Food Hypersensitivity* Humans; Hypersensitivity, Immediate* Substances. © 2020 American Medical Association. Rashes, itching or burning sensation, and swelling can be triggered due to an allergy. Jan-Feb 1950;8(1):23-5. Terms of Use| 1. 403 City Building, Asheville, N. C. JAMA. As one, the mentioned oil shows the change in the consumer buying preference due to the price sensitivity, the corn oil has proved otherwise. Cottonseed oil is one of among the prominent vegetable oil used extensively for frying and baking. Besides being nutritious, in few people this edible oil can trigger allergic reaction. COTTONSEED OIL SENSITIVITY. JAMA. Cottonseed Oil; Proteins All Rights Reserved. Cottonseed oil does appear to have some health benefits, but other vegetable oils provide the same benefits without the high amount of saturated fat and other side effects. Though there are benefits and harmful effects of cottonseed oil, bakers use them. This article is only available in the PDF format. 1. "Atopy patch tests" in the diagnosis of delayed food hypersensitivity. Accessibility Statement. Author Cottonseed protein vs. cottonseed oil sensitivity; cottonseed asthma; protein vs. oil Ann Allergy. NLM Cotton seed has a similar structure to other oilseeds such as sunflower seed, having an oil-bearing kernel surrounded by a hard outer hull; in processing, the oil is extracted from the kernel. Cottonseed protein vs. cottonseed oil sensitivity; background and personal experience. Cottonseed oil is oil extracted from cotton plant seeds, specifically the Gossypium herbaceum and hirsutum species of cotton. Arch Ohren Nasen Kehlkopfheilkd. Cottonseed protein vs. cottonseed oil sensitivity; cottonseed asthma; protein vs. oil Ann Allergy. NIH All Rights Reserved. Cottonseed protein vs. cottonseed oil sensitivity; background and personal experience. With the exception of a single report of coconut oil allergy contained in a baby formula published in 1994, there are no reports of food allergy to these vegetable oils published in the medical literature.