Ajinomoto is the Japanese brand name for monosodium glutamate (MSG). It is also the name of the unimaginably rich and powerful company behind the campaign to convince unsuspecting consumers that MSG (and the excitotoxic free glutamate in it) — both manufactured by Ajinomoto — are harmless “safe” food ingredients. They also want you to believe that MSG (which contains relatively little sodium) should be used as a salt substitute.
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