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Is MSG Bad for You? – Safety Video and Infographic

By August 27, 2014July 28th, 2017Featured, MSG
is MSG bad for you

“Is MSG Bad for You?” video from the American Chemical Society: 

“Few ingredients come with as much baggage as monosodium glutamate. More commonly known as MSG, the compound has had a bad reputation for nearly 50 years, so we at Reactions felt it was time to clear its name. In this video, we debunk MSG myths and explain why the scientific consensus is that this flavor enhancer, known for its savory umami flavor, is perfectly safe for the vast majority of people.”

The video is available at

Downloadable (pdf format) infographic, “Monosodium Glutamate: An Undeserved Reputation?” from Compound Interest.

The MSGdish Team's goal is to provide timely and important information about glutamate, monosodium glutamate (MSG) and the many culinary creations inspired by “umami" while connecting these topics to facts about food, taste, and health. The MSGdish Team is comprised of TGA staff professionals who are recognized as experts in science-based nutrition communications. Read more on the About page.

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