E-number: 620

Name: L-Glutamic Acid
Alternative Names :aminoglutaric acid; 2-aminopentanedioic acid; 1-aminopropane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid.

Function: Flavour enhancer, Antioxidant
Status: Halaal
Source: microbiological fermentation or acid hydrolysis of vegetable proteins.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
Asthma, headache, nausea, sleep disturbances

Uses: Adding meat flavour to foods, improving the taste of beer (together with hydrochrolic acid)

Other Uses: Cosmetics, permanent wave lotion, treatment of epilepsy.