Yes. MSG has been safely used as a food ingredient since the early 1900s. It is one of the most thoroughly tested of all food ingredients, with hundreds of scientific studies confirming its safe and effective use. MSG's safety has been repeatedly affirmed by regulatory and scientific agencies around the world.
In the United States, MSG has been included in the FDA's list of substances known as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) since 1959. Foods designated as GRAS include ingredients like sugar, baking powder and vinegar, whose safety has been established through common use in food and/or through extensive testing.
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