40 Super Gross Facts About The Food Industry
We think animals are gross when they lick their own junk, or eat a dead animal, or chomp on some sidewalk dookie. But are we, as a species, truly all that much more discerning in our tastes? There are humans who eat opposite caviar – that is, engorged fish testicles. We've got folks out here eating a very effective contraceptive on a regular basis, simply because it also happens to double as an “antifoaming agent” in fast food products. We even have people opting to drink straight up eel soda -- made with real eel bones, of course – and unintentionally eating beef gelatin in their yogurt, because yogurt companies like the way it makes their otherwise vegetarian product jiggle.
Okay, well, what about Jell-O? It's one of the more jubilant culinary delights; surely there's nothing disgusting about – BONES AND SKIN. One of its ingredients is extracted from animal bones. And skin.