Alternatives To Sulfur Dioxide

This chapter describes a large number of chemicalreactionsinvolvingS(IV)infoods and it is understandable that they have causedconcernaboutthesafetyoftheuse of sulfur dioxide as a food additive. ThetoxicityofingestedS(IV)isregardedas low on account of the very efficient the liver of all animals.83,84 The major browning, DSH, is metabolically inert.85,86 Thedestructionofthiamin87 istheclas-sical example of an adverse effect of a food additive on the nutritional quality of a food, but this loss of...