Determination Of Sulphiting Agents In Raw And Processed Meat
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Determination Of Sulphiting Agents In Raw And Processed Meat

The “sulphiting agents” are a class of compounds releases SO2 in food; consequently, they are widely used in the food industry as preservatives. Regarding meats and meat products, the legislation restricts the use of sulphiting agents. These restrictions are due to some toxic effects that these food additives may have in humans. In particular, chronic urticaria, skin allergy, bronchial asthma and pseudo-allergic reactions in asthmatic person. Sulphiting agents may be added illegally to minced meat, used in meat preparations, to...

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