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How about a little rat hair with your peanut butter? A fly head with your macaroni and cheese? Though it may sound disgusting, these things and other gross filth the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calls "natural contaminants" are indeed allowed and present in your food.
Think insect parts and rodent hairs are more of a rarity? Think again. A University of Ohio fact sheet estimates that we eat from one to two pounds of insects each year, and without knowing it.
Originally posted by AccessDenied
If they ever find bugs in chocolate- don't tell me, I don't want to know.
CHOCOLATE AND CHOCOLATE LIQUOR
Insect filth: Average is 60 or more insect fragments per 100 grams when 6 100-gram subsamples are examined OR any 1 subsample contains 90 or more insect fragments
Rodent filth: Average is 1 or more rodent hairs per 100 grams in 6 100-gram subsamples examined OR any 1 subsample contains 3 or more rodent hairs
Originally posted by Sauron
Any one care for a chocolate, here take the whole box I don't mind.
Nothing is sacred anymore.
Originally posted by ChiKeyMonKey
Most Chinese chefs have the view. "If it has legs you can eat it, apart from the chairs and tables".