In a system of mass manufacturing, the objective is to produce as much product as possible at the lowest possible cost. You might notice some cheap, plasticky manufacturing in things like vehicles and toys, but when it comes to products we ingest, cutting corners can be downright nasty. To that end, here are a bevy of facts related to food corporations…

Lots of candy is made of beetles and car wax. Cochineal is a gross little bug that's boiled for its red pigment. Car wax is shiny. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


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