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Sulfiting Agents

What are Sulfiting Agents?

Sulfiting agents or sulfating agents are food additives used for food preservation. They are made from made from sulfites and/or sulfates. Sulfites occur naturally in wines. A sulfate is a salt of sulfuric acid. Both sulfites and sulfates contain a form of sulfur.

 

History

In 1986, the Food and Drug Administration in the United States banned the addition of sulfites to all fresh fruit and vegetables that are eaten raw. [1]

Source(s) Derived From
Plant Sources
Plant
Other Natural Sources
Other Natural

Natural or Artificial?
Natural & Possibly Unsafe
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This ingredient is tagged with the following aliases:

Sulfiting Agent

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