Here is a list of bad things associated from ingesting products containing MSG:
- Eye Damage
Here's more bad news: Even the FDA has admitted that something they call MSG Symptom Complex can occur, especially for those who have eaten "large doses" of MSG or those with asthma.
How lovely. That's not all, either. According to the illustrious FDA, the MSG Symptom Complex can involve the following:
- Burning sensation
- Facial pressure, tightness
- Chest pain, difficulty breathing
- Rapid heartbeat
No one knows with any degree of certainty how many people are "sensitive" to MSG but conservative estimates judge that 40% of the population may be impacted.
You may wonder WHICH food items contain MSG so you can avoid it like the plague. Here is your list: Flavors and Flavorings, Seasonings, Natural Flavors and Flavorings, Natural Pork Flavoring, Natural Beef Flavoring, Natural Chicken Flavoring, Soy Sauce, Soy Protein Isolate, Soy Protein, Bouillon, Stock, Broth, Malt Extract, Malt Flavoring, Barley Malt, Anything Enzyme, Modified Carrageenan, Maltodextrin, Pectin, Protease, Corn Starch, Citric Acid, Powdered Milk, Anything Protein Fortified, Anything Ultra-Pasteurized.
Now that you have all this information do you still want to buy Hamburger Helper?