Monosodium glutamate ‘allergy’: menace or myth?

@article{Williams2009MonosodiumG,
  title={Monosodium glutamate ‘allergy’: menace or myth?},
  author={A. N. Williams and K. Woessner},
  journal={Clinical \& Experimental Allergy},
  year={2009},
  volume={39}
}
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a salt form of a non‐essential amino acid commonly used as a food additive for its unique flavour enhancing qualities. Since the first description of the ‘ Monosodium glutamate symptom complex’ , originally described in 1968 as the ‘Chinese restaurant syndrome’, a number of anecdotal reports and small clinical studies of variable quality have attributed a variety of symptoms to the dietary ingestion of MSG. Descriptions of MSG‐induced asthma, urticaria, angio… Expand
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