Definition of allyl sulfide
- Garlic, onions and chives contain allyl sulfides, which may trigger and improve detoxification enzyme levels to inactivate carcinogens.
- —Sandra Gordon, Chicago Sun-Times, 20 Oct. 1999
- However, all of the ingredients used in artificial flavors are on the “Generally Recognized as Safe” list and are approved for use by the US Food and Drug Administration; unless you're planning to heist—and ingest—enormous quantities of allyl sulfide or benzaldehyde, you shouldn't worry too much about adverse side effects.
- —Creative Loafing (Charlotte, North Carolina), 12 Jan. 2005