A Closer Look at Coconut Allergies

As we discussed in a blog post earlier this month, The Food and Drug Administration recognizes coconuts as tree nuts, however, it is classified as a fruit and not as a botanical nut. Most people who are allergic to tree nuts can still eat coconuts, though there is a...

Are Coconuts Considered Tree Nuts?

Many people are allergic to tree nuts, but do coconuts fall under that classification? The Food and Drug Administration recognizes coconuts as  tree nuts. However, the coconut is not a botanical nut– it is actually classified as a fruit. Tree nuts include:...