A great piece from NPR. Makes me think twice about those fortified items that have extra protein or vitamins.
What’s Inside The 26-Ingredient School Lunch Burger?
- Thiamine mononitrate
- Disodium inosinate
- Pyridoxine hydrochloride
Why are these hard-to-pronounce ingredients added to everything from a burger served in schools to veggie burgers in the frozen food aisle of the grocery store?
“We now have 36 school [parent teacher associations] that have signed a resolution that encourages the county to make changes.”
More on this story, including the full article and the report on Morning Edition, Tiny Desk Kitchen.