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  • Reader: Magali Bravo, South LA HEAC Youth Ambassador
  • Produced by Public Matters
  • Production Assistance: Sharlene Gozalians, Arianna Taboada

Bio

TAKIS are:

CORN, PALM OIL, SEASONING (SALT, SUGAR, NATURAL FLAVORS, CITRIC ACID, SOY PROTEIN, YEAST EXTRACT, MONOSODIUM, GLUTAMATE, MALTODEXTRIN, SODIUM DIACETATE, VEGETABLE OIL, ARTIFICIAL COLORS (FDC, RED LAKE AND YELLOW 6), ONION POWDER, CHILI EXTRACT, SILICATE, DIOXIDE, BAKING SODA.) CONTAINS 2% OR LESS OF THE FOLLOWING ANTIOXIDANTS (TBHQ AND/OR BHA AND BHT AND TRACES OF LIME.)

and just in case you're curious:

MONOSODIUM, also known as SODIUM GLUTAMATE and MSG, has been the subject of recent health concerns around reports of MSG intolerance, which causes "MSG symptom complex" and/or a worsening of asthmatic symptoms.

SILICATES are types of mineral rock that make up most of the Earth's mantle and crust (YUMMY!).