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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If you think you're sensitive to MSG, check food labels - it is sold as a 'gourmet powder' in Chinese food shops and is listed as E621 on packaged food - and ask whether dishes contain MSG before ordering a meal in a Chinese restaurant.
The four additives were: E133 brilliant blue' E104 quinoline yellow' E621 monosodium glutamate (MSG) and E951 aspartame.
This dish is low in fibre and contains the flavour enhancer E621 which is better known as monosodium glutamate.