US Patent Number
Nitrosamines are reduces in tobacco by treating a whole tobacco lead with ferulic acid. Treatment is conducted by applying an aqueous solution of ferulic acid to the whole tobacco lead immediately before, at, or after harvesting, or fire curing the whole tobacco lead with wood smoke containing the ferulic acid.
Swisher International, Inc., Jacksonville FL (US), University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Thomas, Terry; Brandon, John; Bailey, William A.; and Losty, Thomas A., "Method for Reducing Nitrosamines in Tobacco" (2010). Plant and Soil Sciences Faculty Patents. 19.