This section is from the book "A Treatise On Beverages or The Complete Practical Bottler", by Charles Herman Sulz. Also available from Amazon: A Treatise On Beverages.
A solution has recently been offered to the English trade called phospho-citric acid, intended to supersede citric and tartaric acids in mineral waters. We refer to what we previously stated in general about mineral and phosphoric acids, and consider especially the consequences which may arise from constant use, and consuming a number of bottles daily. The future will settle this much-disputed controversy.