International glutamate information service

The International Glutamate Information Service (IGIS) provides up-to-date information about glutamate, monosodium glutamate (MSG), and umami, including the taste of monosodium glutamate, as well as the role glutamate plays in our food and our bodies, and its nutritional benefits.

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    MSG Facts vs. Fiction Explained in Recent News Reports

    Science Friday, a nonprofit organization and trusted source for news about science, reports that there is no basis for claims that MSG may cause allergies. And a new study finds that umami flavor in ...

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    New Video and Infographic Explain Why MSG is Perfectly Safe

    According to the American Chemical Society (ACS), monosodium glutamate (MSG) has suffered from inaccurate consumer perceptions for too long - so the non-profit organization has decided to put the con...

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    Glutamate is Glutamate Whatever the Source!

    Sodium reduction in food products is a major issue on the global health agenda, so manufacturers are continually looking at methods of producing low-sodium products without compromising on the taste o...

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