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Sodium Benzoate Questions

Sodium Benzoate

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by 57 · December 02, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Anyone have links to studies about this common food preservative? Is it bad for us?

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staceyhudsonn 0 · December 02, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Sodium benzoate is a commonly found preservative. You will find it in everything from fruit juice and soft drinks to jams and jellies. Sodium benzoate is produced by a reaction of benzoic acid with sodium hydroxide, which makes it dissolve in... (more)

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by 5071 · February 12, 2013 at 5:41 AM

No idea bout SB, but I'm 100% sure I react negatively to Sodium Metabisulfite. I purchased some coconut milk with it by accident, consumed it and experienced what felt like the 2nd worst nausea I ever felt. I just felt like I was smacked with the... (more)

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ves 0 · February 12, 2013 at 5:41 AM

Sodium metabisulfite gives me asthma. I discovered it one night checking labels when I had a bad attack during a meal. It turned out they were present both the can of tomatoes and the "Real Lemon" lemon juice that I added in preparing the soup. (more)