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Biology group says consumers should know about sulfite use

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology recommended Monday that food-package labels and restaurant notices inform consumers of foods containing sulfites. It warned that the commonly used preservative could have negative effects on some people.

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The study, commissioned by the Food and Drug Administration, did not recommend a ban on sulfites, but said further study was needed.

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