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7 Gross Food Facts You Need To Know, But Will Wish You Didn't

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If you were looking for a way to cut back on your favorite foods, look no further. We all have heard that certain items aren't great for consumption, but we usually assume it's because of the fat or sugar content. Well, guess what? It's way more than that.

Find out the dirty secrets behind your favorite foods.

Bugs

According to FDA regulations, it's totally acceptable for there to be bugs in your food. 10 insects, and 35 fruit fly eggs per 8 oz of raisins is a thing that's totally fine, apparently.

Chicken Nuggets

If you thought hot dogs were bad, wait till you find out about chicken nuggets. Unless the product is labelled as 100% breast meat, odds are you're getting a meat slurry. Yum, right? Chicken nuggets tend to be made up of a liquefied meat product which gets molded into the nugget shape.

Rodent Hair

The FDA strikes again. According to their regulations, rodent hairs are a totally acceptable thing in your food. One 18oz jar of peanut butter could 5 or more rodent hairs. The same goes for cinnamon, with one small shaker potentially containing more than 20 rodent hairs before being considered defective. There are considered "natural contaminants." Personally, I just call it gross.

Continue reading to find out what the outer coating of jellybeans is really made of...if you dare!

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