May 1997 Issue

Sorry Charlie...Some Tuna Tainted With Sulfites

If you keep tuna in your cupboard and are sulfite-sensitive or suffer from asthma, there's a hotline number you should call before you open a can. Tuna processors recently issued an alert that some canned tuna—mostly albacore (white) and some light tuna—was inadvertently packed in a broth that contained sulfites, food preservatives linked to severe allergic reactions in some people. Affected were all the major companies, including Bumble Bee, Star-Kist and Chicken of

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