Glutamate Labelling

  • Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
  • Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein or Hydrolyzed Protein (such as yam extract, beet extract, soy extract, corn extract, barley extract, malt extract etc; anchovy extract)
  • Autolyzed yeast extract (Sometimes labelled vegetarian natural flavours ie: Tofurky products for sure, I emailed the company and they were helpful and provided me with the information I needed).
  • Yeast extract
  • Yeast culture
  • Disodium inosinate
  • Disodium guanylate

Glutamate can also be hidden under the following labels:
(For example: it may contain autolyzed yeast extract.)

  • Natural Flavors
  • Vegetarian natural flavors
  • Seasonings
  • Spices

1) Foods to watch out for
Prepared stocks/stock cubes or bouillon cubes; condiments ie: barbecue sauce and salad dressings; canned, frozen, or dried prepared food; common snacks ie: flavoured jerky, flavoured potato chips (crisps) and flavoured tortilla chips; and seasoning mixtures.

2) Beauty products to watch out for
Face creams, shampoo’s and conditioners.

*There are more ingredients on other websites.  The ingredients above are the one’s I am currently familiar.  I will add to this page as I keep on researching.

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