Additive 43 / 75 – Monosodium glutamate (MSG)
That urban legend thing is big, but silly. Starting around 1968, there were reports that someone (literally just one person) had had a bad reaction to Chinese restaurant food, with symptoms such as flushing, numbness, and a headache. The reaction to the reports ballooned, and came to be called â€œChinese Restaurant Syndrome.â€
See full post here: Dwight Eschliman Photography2015-08-26.