Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer commonly added to Chinese food, canned vegetables, soups and processed meats. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified MSG as a food ingredient that’s “generally recognized as safe,” but its use remains controversial. 133 more words
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A midnight-must, a bachelor’s best friend, a staple diet for many, “I can only cook that”, etc are some of the metaphors that we often use for the famous 2-minute noodles. 319 more words
People indulging in “confusing advertisement” to promote such essential commodities and food items would also be liable for stringent punishment of life sentence under the new law, Paswan told reporters here. 130 more words
We were sitting in Hunan’s, a Chinese restaurant in Arcata, California. At the bottom of the menu, I saw something that puzzled me.
Holding up the menu, I pointed at the words, asking Cathy, “Does ‘no message,’ mean there’s no fortune in the cookies, or something?” 88 more words
Although the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has categorized monosodium glutamate or MSG, a type of food additive, as generally safe for consumption, a lot of people have reported experiencing side effects after consuming food that contains MSG. 773 more words
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Despite the fact that I never drink tomato juice on the ground, I’m once again craving the drink in mid air. In fact, on the very first flight I took as a kid – from Athens, Greece to Toronto back in 1991 – I distinctly remember ordering tomato juice.