Bizarre Stuff You Unknowingly Eat

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Despite all the noise food companies make about pure, natural ingredients, a ton of food and drinks still contain objectively bizarre ingredients. Sometimes they're deliberately included, and sometimes they just happen to make their way into the mix.

Either way the end result is the same: We're all inadvertently eating some weird-ass shit.

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CRACKEDGOM There's doodie in your cocoa. o O The FDA allows 10 mg of mammalian feces per pound of processed cocoa beans.

Those Honey Nut Cheerios don't actually contain nuts. S WTS WholeGrain aa Natually Cheerios Flawored Honey Nut IO Helo Can Cholesterol' They contained


Pineapples contain bromelain, an enzyme that breaks down protein, which is why you get that rough texture on the roof of your mouth after eating pinea


CRACKEDCON Make your afternoon tea even better with a little bit of antifreeze. Propylene glycol, which is the ingredient that gives antifreeze its pr

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Your high-fiber snack bar FER didn't get that one way 70 Brownie on its own. CALORIES The fiber in many of them comes from inulin, which is made from

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Raw honey offers a lot of benefits, but it may contain the bacteria Clostridium Botulinum, which can be lethal to babies. In some rare cases, it could

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The gummy bears you love are made with animal bones and skin. The primary ingredient in gelatin is collagen, which is derived from boiling pig skins a

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CRACKEDO Enjoying your mushroom sandwich? You might be feasting on maggots. The FDA is ok with having maggots in your mushroom can, as long as there a


CRAGKEDOOM Nearly half of your tomato paste might be mold. Tomato paste can, according to law, contain at most 45% of mold on average. Even SO, certai

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Pears, on average, contain 50 times more formaldehyde than any commonly used vaccine. Formaldehyde (Formalin) 37% Formaldehyde Catis with 15% Methanol

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Would you like some potassium bromate to go with your bread? Your answer should be no. It's a commonly used additive to treat flour in bread. It's als


How about Ssome WOOd pulp in your pasta? If that sounds weird, better stop adding cheese to it. According to the FDA, food companies added cellulose t

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What do McNuggets and Wendy's fries have in common? Imt Both use Polydimethylsiloxane or PDMS as an antifoaming agent to prevent oil splatter during c