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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.
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.
where the ingredients label was. She said
there is only one ingredient, there is
"So, there is no salt
this product?" Mike asked.
"No, sir," she
. “It’s 100 percent garlic powder."
say, Product of USA and China?"
that sometimes they get the garlic from
, sometimes they get it from the US.