Additives & Health Hazards

There are 76 additives approved for US wine making. While many are safe, others can be toxic. 12 of these legal additives are classified as “health hazards'' by the National Institutes of Health.8 2 of them are considered “acute toxins.” 9 10 4 of them are derived from 6 different animal organs.11 8 of them are derived from various molds, including the mycotoxic Ochratoxin A.12 13

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