preservative derived from coal tar. Sulphur additives are toxic and
in the United States of America, the Federal Drugs Administration have
prohibited their use on raw fruit and vegetables.
Sulphur dioxide is produced by the combustion of sulphur or gypsum.
E220 is known to provoke asthma attacks and is difficult to metabolise
for those with impaired kidney function. It also destroys vitamins B1
found in beers, soft drinks, dried fruit, juices, cordials, wine, vinegar,
and potato products.
recommended for consumption by children.