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Hidden Names for Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

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Food always contains MSG when these words are on the label:

 Autolyzed plant protein  Glutamic acid  MSG
 Autolyzed yeast  Hydrolyzed plant protein  Sodium caseinate
 Calcium caseinate  Hydrolyzed vegetable protein  Textured protein
 Gelatin  Monopotassium glutamate  Yeast extract
 Glutamate  Monosodium glutamate  Yeast food or nutrient

 

Foods made with the following products often contain MSG:

 Annatto  Flavors, flavoring  Protein-fortified
 "anything"
 Anything enriched or
 vitamin enriched
 Flowing agents  Protein-fortified milk
 Barley malt  Gums  Reaction flavors
 Bouillon  Lipolyzed butter fat  Rice syrup or brown
 rice syrup
 Broth  "Low" or "No Fat" items  Soy protein
 Caramel flavoring
 (coloring)
 Malt extract or flavoring  Soy protein isolate or
 concentrate
 Carrageenan  Malted barley (flavor)  Soy sauce or extract
 Citric acid (when
 processed from corn)
 Maltodextrin  Spice
 Cornstarch  Milk powder  Stock
 Corn syrup and corn
 syrup solids*
 Modified food starch  Ultra-pasteurized
 "anything"
 Dough conditioners  Natural chicken, beef, or pork
 flavoring "seasoning"**
 Wheat, rice, or oat
 protein
 Dry milk solids  Pectin  Whey protein or whey
 Enzyme modified
  "anything"
 Protease  Whey protein isolate
 or concentrate
 Fermented "anything"  Protease enzymes  Yeast nutrients

*Some companies use another process to make their products, saying it is MSG-free.
**Most assume this means salt, pepper, or spices and herbs, which it is sometimes.

Source: http://www.msgmyth.com/hidden_names.html