The Notorious MSG’s Unlikely Formula For Success

A fascinating look at the rise, fall and possible resurgence of MSG as a food additive. Even though MSG is found in lots of ‘natural’ foods it has become a bogeyman with most people believing it can cause headaches or worse. The story covers a lot of interesting ground from bad trial design, understanding double blinds, nationalism in food production, the problems of funding sources in science and a great summary of taste in cooking.

Link: The Notorious MSG’s Unlikely Formula For Success