Have you ever had real fresh homemade fried chicken made by a true Southerner? And by that I mean by someone who doesn't call themselves "The Colonel"! I have and it is goo-oood! I was talking to someone that CAN make a mean fried chicken, but they haven't done so in a long, long time...they get their chicken from a chain restaurant now!
 Of course, being a label reader, I had to check this out. What I found really didn't  surprise me.
This chain chicken has monosodium glutamate, maltodextrin, corn syrup solids and calcium silicate. The calcium silicate is also used as a safe alternative to asbestos for high temperature insulation. Hmm, so good.
Here's a few from the long list of ingredients for the biscuits:
Dimethypolysidoxane, TBHO, "artificial" flavor, and sodium acid pryophosphate.
Here is an excerpt from Wikipedia about the latter:
Other uses
In leather treatment, it can be used to remove iron stains on hides during processing. It can stabilize hydrogen peroxide solutions against reduction; it can be used with sulfamic acid in some dairy applications for cleaning, especially to remove soapstone. When added to the scalding water, it facilitates removal of hair and scurf in hog slaughter and feathers and scurf in poultry slaughter. In petroleum production, it can be used as a dispersant in oil well drilling kids.
Alright, we put chemicals in our bloodstream to alter the way our body functions. By this I mean medications, which can be helpful to treat problems, although these medications come with their own side-affects. To me it seems that these chemical additives in our food could very possibly be affecting our system in an adverse way.  Who knows...
 



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