Food manufacturers are perfectly free to add meat
ingredients to their "natural" food products without listing meat on the
label at all. This infuriates vegetarians, and now thanks to mad cow
disease, it brings up the possibility that even meat eaters who wish to
avoid cow by-products will have a very difficult time doing so.
let me point out something even more alarming to those people who seek
out "natural" or vegetarian foods at the grocery store: the vast
majority of vegetarian prepared foods contain a dangerous nerve toxin
ingredient (an excitotoxin) called MSG or monosodium glutamate. You
probably knew that, but what you didn't know is that MSG is hidden
inside another ingredient: autolyzed yeast extract. In fact, any
ingredient that says "autolyzed" or "hydrolyzed" actually contains some
portion of MSG, and this is how food manufacturers sneak MSG into their
foods without listing it on the label.
For many food companies,
ethics are simply tossed out the window: they're going to put whatever
ingredients they want into these foods, and they're determined to avoid
listing them on the label, regardless of the law. The FDA, once again,
is a no-show on these issues: it is apparently too busy promoting the
profits of prescription drug companies to spend time actually protecting
the public from dangerous ingredients found in foods.
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