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New Zealand Ministry for Primary Products cracks down on sulfite use in raw meat. September 2013
Californian neutraceutical company, CreAgri, introduces the first sulphites-free wine containing olive polyphenols. July 2013
'Sulphite-reducers' in wine do not work – John Lang explains why. July 2013
Randox Food Diagnostics develops test kit for sulphites in wine. May 2013
Preservatives made from grape pips may obviate the need for sulphur in wine making. April 2013
Although grapes are the only fresh fruit that is permitted to use sulphites to prevent spoilage, in a survey, in Canada, of 329 fresh grape samples collected over 2010-2111 showed that 995 had no detectable levels of sulphites. April 2013
Selection of e-books and papers on sulphite related subjects from mybookez.org.
Sulphites - One of the ten priority food allergens. Useful factsheet from Health Canada. January 2013
The Sulphite Connection – a new book by Paul Barratt-Hassett who traced his chronic fibromyalgia to sulphite sensitivity and who believes that hidden sulphites in foods may be responsible for a wide range of other chronic conditions. June 2011
Low Sulphite Wines – John and Jane Lang from Good Wine on LIne explain exactly what this means. December 2010
Sulphates and Sulphites: the Good, the Moderately Bad and the Ugly. Margaret Moss explains the difference and the importance of each. November 2009
Allergy to sulphites: a detailed examination of what sulphites are, what kinds of foods they appear in and establishment attitudes to sulphite allergy. Justine Bold 2008
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