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sulphur dioxide

overview

Sulphite additives in wine have been associated with triggering asthmatic responses in sensitive individuals, mostly in asthmatic patients. Sulphur dioxide and sulphites are used as preservatives in many foods.

sources

e220 sulphur dioxide, e221 sodium sulphite, e222 sodium hydrogen sulphite, e223 sodium metabisulphite, e224 potassium metabisulphite, e226 calcium sulphite, e227 calcium hydrogen sulphite, e228 potassium hydrogen sulphite.

commonly found in

meat products, soft drinks, dried fruit & vegetables, wine and beer.