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Monopotassium Glutamate
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Monopotassium glutamate is a potassium acid salt of glutamic acid. This compound is a non-sodium MSG alternative. source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monopotassium_glutamate It's when MSG is added to food that the FDA requires "monosodium glutamate" to be listed on the label. Other salts of glutamic acid--such as monopotassium glutamate and monoammonium glutamate--also have to be declared on labels and can't be lumped together under "spices," "natural flavoring" or other general terms. source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monopotassium_glutamate