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Case Report

Liquorice Intoxication Can Lead to Cardiac Arrest!

Table 2

Limitations for the use of liquorice and its derivatives in foods.

Food categoryMaximum allowable levels of glycyrrhizin content in food (%)

Hard candy16
Soft candy3.1
Chewing gum1.1
Vitamins or mineral dietary supplements0.5
Nonalcoholic beverages0.15
Herbs and seasonings0.15
Plant protein products0.15
Alcoholic beverages0.10
All other foods except sugar substitutes0.10
Baked goods0.05

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