Some experts acknowledge that MSG, while safe to consume, may cause unpleasant reactions in some people. Others doubt that these reactions result from MSG. What does science say?
A debate has waged for half a century on whether MSG is bad for you or safe to consume. The Rogue Scientist investigates.
We know MSG is a food additive, but what IS it exactly? And, are glutamates, yeast extract, and natural flavors just fancy terms for MSG?