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Sulphites in Chlorella Products and Spirulina Products

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Summary
Allergy Alert Notification:

2018.A23

Allergen(s):

Sulphur dioxide and sulphites

Product Identification:

Chlorella products, spirulina products.

Message:

Sulphur dioxide was detected in all samples of chlorella and spirulina powders sampled by Nutrisure Ltd (results were between 15-89 ppm with an average of 38 ppm). Sulphites were not used in the production or processing of the powders and were detected in samples from different growers and different countries of origin. Sulphite allergy sufferers or sulphite intolerance sufferers are advised that there may be a risk from any chlorella or spirulina product, even if it does not carry a sulphite allergy warning. Concerned consumers can contact the manufacturer for further information about specific products.

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