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What is MSG?...and why don't we use it?
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Monosodium GlutamateMonosodium Glutamate, also known as MSG, is a flavor enhancer and a food preservative. A review of scientific data sponsored by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) on glutamate safety in 1995 acknowledges that some consumers of MSG experience reactions to MSG known as MSG symptom complex. Symptoms may include:
- Sense of facial pressure or tightness
- Numbness, tingling or burning in or around the mouth
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
For nearly 60 years, Thumann's has been creating great tasting and nutritious deli meats without MSG. Our competitors question and cannot understand how we can produce such great tasting products without it. Our response is simple; Thumann's uses quality natural spices and only the finest cuts of meat, providing you with great tasting and healthy food without MSG.