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Which ingredients with sulfite should you look out for on food labels?

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Ingredients with sulfite to look for on food labels include:

  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Potassium bisulfite or potassium metabisulfite
  • Sodium bisulfite, sodium metabisulfite, or sodium sulfite

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UptoDate Patient Information: "Trigger Avoidance in Asthma." American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Tips to Remember: Asthma Triggers and Management."

McBride, J. published online Nov. 7, 2011Pediatrics, .

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 03, 2018

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UptoDate Patient Information: "Trigger Avoidance in Asthma." American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Tips to Remember: Asthma Triggers and Management."

McBride, J. published online Nov. 7, 2011Pediatrics, .

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 03, 2018

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