Sulphites are used sometimes to preserve the colour of foods, e.g,. dried fruits, and vegetables, inhibit micro-organisms in fermented foods such as wine. Sulphites also sprayed on fruits and vegetables and ready-made processed foods. Sulphites in general preserve shelf life.
This list is a guidance, included in this list is possible allergen, please check labels.
You may be allergic to traces of amount of the allergen, below are a few statements companies use to make you aware that the allergen is used onsite or on the same machinery. If your food allergy is severe, please look for the following statements on food labelling to avoid anaphylaxis by cross contamination. Also, be aware that companies do not have to put this statement on their labels by law, if you have a reaction to a product avoid using that food product in the future. It might be worth to contact the company if you have had a reaction, and there is no allergen or Precautionary Allergen Labelling. Contacting the company, they can check their safety onsite, or they find an ingredient has been put in error into the food product and put a food recall in place.
If you are uncertain about a product, contact the company to clarify before using the food product.
- May contain.
- Produced in a factory.
- May contain X.
- Not suitable for someone with X allergy
- May contain traces of ..
Foods from abroad has been included in this list, this is for guidance for the traveller.
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|Bottled lemon and lime juices|
|Frozen juices (except orange juice)|
|Baked good, including granola bars (especially with dried fruits)|
|Brown sugar, molasses|
|Commercial preparations of lemon and lime juice, vinegar, grape juice|
|Crustaceans (added on top to stop discolouring)|
|Dehydrated fish, crustaceans, and shellfish|
|Dehydrated vegetables such as dried onions|
|Fresh or frozen prawns|
|Frozen pastry shells|
|Frozen raw potato products|
|Frozen sliced apples|
|Frozen sliced mushrooms|
|Grapes will be transported with sachets of the sulphite|
|Marmalade made with added pectin or gelatine|
|Pasta (commercially made, plain is ok)|
|Peeled and pre-cut potatoes|
|Ready prepared sandwiches|
|Restaurant may add sulfites to preserve the colour of salads and fruit salads.|
|Sulphur powder may be added on top of crustaceans to stop them discolouring|
|Tinned coconut milk|
|Tomato pastes, pulps, and purees|
|Vinegars (except distilled white)|
|E150b||Caustic sulphite caramel|
|E150d||Sulphite ammonia caramel|
|E222||Sodium hydrogen sulphite|
|E227||Calcium hydrogen sulphite|
|E228||Potassium hydrogen sulphite|
This information is only given as guidance and not extensive. Information to be used at individual’s responsibility. Always read the label. Always seek medical advice.
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