7. Does Garlic Mean Garlic?

Mike looked at the label on the plastic container. It said Garlic Powder. There a U with a circle around it the word Powder. What does this U , Mike wondered. Under the word Powder was word, Seasoning. Under that word was a of a garlic bulb.

Mike knew that labels can be tricky. Powder is powder, Seasoning could mean salt. He looked all the plastic container for an ingredients label. wasn’t one. In small print under the of the garlic bulb was a phone : 1-800-632-6900. Call that number if you have or questions, the label said.

Mike called number. A woman answered. He asked her the U inside a circle meant. She it meant kosher. Kosher food is food is prepared according to Jewish law.

Mike where the ingredients label was. She said there is only one ingredient, there is ingredients label.

"So, there is no salt this product?" Mike asked.

"No, sir," she . “It’s 100 percent garlic powder."

"Why does say, Product of USA and China?"

She that sometimes they get the garlic from , sometimes they get it from the US.