Potassium Sorbate - Beneficial Preservative or Harmful DNA Toxin? Is this preservative present in your "healthy" food? Unfortunately, it appears to be potentially harmful, especially when mixed with certain other ingredients, like Vitamin C. "Bottom line: If you can, try to avoid products using potassium sorbate as a preservative." More info: http://www.livestrong.com/article/353871-adverse-health-effects-of-potassium-sorbate/
Potassium sorbate is a popular food additive. Although non-toxic and safe for use, some of its properties may not be favorable for health. We will discuss the possible side effects of potassium sorbate in this Buzzle article.