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We all know by now that the food industry is pretty shady. But the stuff they make is just so delicious and cheap that nobody cares. We challenged our readers to come up with facts about the way our food is made that are startling enough to make us put down our burgers and sodas.

Let us know in the comments, if it worked.

Entry by Andrea Meno

Your cereal shares an ingredient with jet fuel. JET FUEL ONLY Food companies use the chemical BHT in foods like cereals, to prevent them from losing c

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ENJOY THE BUTTERY SMELL OF POPCORN? GR PICK UP HERE MICROWAVE POPCORN CAN GIVE YOU LUNG DISEASE Just breathing in Diacetyl, a chemical used in the but

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Enjoying your Fig Newton? Next time you pop one in your mouth, try not to think about the female pollinating as she lays her eggs inside the fig, and

Entry by PookieJones

HoW are oysters made? Well, they're not. They're served alive. Restaurants and stores keep them chilled and moist in order to keep them breathing beca

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