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No anaphylaxis with sulfites?
« on: August 21, 2011, 09:19:49 PM »
No anaphylaxis with sulfites?

The answer, provided by Momcat on 10/25/09:
Technically it is an "anaphylactoid" reaction. Sulphites are not proteins, so the mechanism by which the body is sensitized to them is different from an IgE-mediated allergy. These reactions can be severe, however!