MSG may be found in the spice aisle of most major grocery stores. A common American brand-name MSG product is Ac'cent.
Some people suffer an allergic reaction to MSG exhibiting a variety of symptoms including headache, dizziness, and flushing or burning of the skin. If you are allergic to MSG, you should be aware that other food ingredients may contain MSG, such as hydrolyzed or vegetable protein and kombu extract. Ingredient listings specifying natural flavoring or natural seasoning may also contain MSG. The Food and Drug Administration does not require MSG to be specifically listed in ingredient labels. MSG is also hidden in many packaged foods such as soups, snacks, frozen foods, and salad dressings.
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