Our expert says:
A sulphur allergy is indeed unpleasant and quite difficult to control because so many foods contain sulphur dioxide (SO2) as a preservative. Practically all fermented grape products such as wine and vinegar contain SO2. Other fruit drinks and squashes and most dried fruit and foods that contain dried fruit such as muesli, other breakfast cereals and cakes baked with raisins, sultanas, etc, also contain SO2. To help you identify foods and beverages containing sulphur, please visit the Website of the Allergy Association at: www.allallergy.net. The Allergy Association Website lists the foods that you need to avoid if you have a specific allergy, as in your case to sulphur.
Please also discuss the allergic reactions with your medical doctor so that he/she can prescribe the necessary antidote (antihistamines or adrenaline) that you can carry with you in case of a severe reaction.
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