monosodium glutamate

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Synonyms for monosodium glutamate

white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor

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According to the official, the traders were arrested after Levies personnel found a big quantity of the Chinese salt at their shops during a raid.
Punjab Food Authority (PFA) had termed Chinese salt as hazardous for health as it contains Monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is responsible for causing fatigue, headache, numbness, flushing and nausea.
LAHORE -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar banned the sale of Chinese salt Ajinomoto, observing that it is hazardous for health.
Mono Sodium Glutamate is a sodium salt of Glutamic acid, which is the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acid readily available in the market and is mentioned in ingredient lists of eatables as Ajinomoto, Chinese salt, Sodium glutamate, Yeast extract or Hydrolyzed vegetable proteins etc.
Representatives from RUM have been invited to visit Chinese salt lake potash projects and a contingent of 12 engineers, scientists and economists from China will visit Karinga in March.
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