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What foods and beverages may sulfites be added to?

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Sulfites may be added to foods and beverages such as:

  • Apple cider and other types of cider
  • Avocado dip
  • Beer and wine
  • Condiments, jams, gravies, and molasses
  • Dried fruits and vegetables
  • Fruit and vegetable juices
  • Peeled potatoes (including french fries)
  • Pickled meats and vegetables
  • Restaurant food and other prepared foods
  • Shrimp and shellfish

From: Asthma and Sulfite Allergies WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology web site: "Sulfite Sensitivity." American Medical Association, 1998. Grayson MH and Holtzman MJ, "Asthma," 2005 Monro, T.  
Essential Guide to Asthma,ACP Medicine,. , published online Aug. 6, 2012.

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on August 18, 2019

SOURCES: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology web site: "Sulfite Sensitivity." American Medical Association, 1998. Grayson MH and Holtzman MJ, "Asthma," 2005 Monro, T.  
Essential Guide to Asthma,ACP Medicine,. , published online Aug. 6, 2012.

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on August 18, 2019

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