The U.S. designation of “natural flavoring” on food ingredients labels should be interpreted as “a mystery ingredient of unknown origin”–something that people with certain health conditions who need to avoid specific ingredients, and consumers who are vegetarians and vegans, may find distressing.
Beyond Meat products is a highly processed food and as such includes food additives that may be problematic for some consumers. This article takes at look at what those food additives are and informs consumers about the adverse reactions that have been linked to some of them in scientific studies, medical studies, consumer reports and clinical trials. Of special interest is the high level of salts present in this highly processed food product.
Those of us involved in the effort to educate the public about the link between popular food chemicals of concern … More