Large-scale recall looms due to salmonella-tainted flavor enhancer
HVP is a false and misleading ingredient descriptor to hide the use of tainted and dangerous use of Chinese imported Mono Sodium Glutamate.
Once again (weekly), you can BET China, land of no morality or ethics, is at the bottom of this massive economic and criminal adulteration.
~ Uncle Russ
By Caroline Scott-Thomas, 05-Mar-2010
A large-scale product recall is likely following discovery of salmonella in hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP), a flavor enhancer ubiquitous in processed foods, the FDA has said.
The recall affects HVP from Basic Food Flavors’ Las Vegas, Nevada manufacturing facility, where Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors found salmonella in the company’s processing equipment. There have been no illnesses reported as a result of the contamination, and the FDA has said that risk of illness is low because most of the foods containing the HVP would be cooked after the ingredient was added, destroying salmonella.
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