Do you Know We are Eating Cockroaches Everyday?
If you have developed a habit of counting the calories while you eat your food, then now on you will be counting the traces of insects while you consume your food.
Yeah, I know its a sad fact, but TRUE!
Do you have Cravings for Chocolates?
Well, you must know if you are consuming 100 grams of chocolate it contains an average of 60 or more insect fragments.
It’s not just only with chocolates, every food you consume in your daily routine has insect traces/rodent filth.
Cigarette Butts in Pepper
Spices like pepper may contain traces of foreign matter, which the FDA casually defines as “sticks, stones, burlap bagging, cigarette butts, etc.”
Mouse Poop in Cornmeal
Ever notice some dark specks in your cornmeal? 13 “fragments” of rodent excreta in a 24-ounce container.
Fly Eggs in Your Raisins
In a 15-ounce box of golden raisins, the government will not allow more than 65 fly eggs.
Bugs in Your Beer
There must be less than 2,500 aphids per 10 grams of hops. (See, there’s protein in your beer)
Grasshopper Legs in Peanut Butter
136 insect fragments and four rodent hairs will be In a regular-sized 16-ounce jar of peanut butter.
Rat Hair in Your Pasta
You won’t find more than nine rodent hairs in your 16-ounce box of pasta.
Awkward isn’t it?
What the [email protected]#$ FDA is doing?
Well, U.S Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has set Levels of natural or unavoidable defects in foods that present no health hazards for humans.
Any food product that is sold in the international market has to pass through FDA. The food has to meet the guidelines mentioned in defect level handbook.
“Most foods have Natural Contaminants in them, but there are levels which the FDA deems safe,” said Allergist Dr. Morton M. Teich.
FDA has released detailed natural or unavoidable defects in foods that present no health hazards for humans. you must check it out
FDA Defect Level Handbook