Monday, 25 Mar 2019

Do you Know We are Eating Cockroaches Everyday?

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.”

Cigarette Buds

Mouse Poop in Cornmeal

Ever notice some dark specks in your cornmeal? 13 “fragments” of rodent excreta in a 24-ounce container.

Rat poop in food

Fly Eggs in Your Raisins

In a 15-ounce box of golden raisins, the government will not allow more than 65 fly eggs.

fly eggs in food

Bugs in Your Beer

There must be less than 2,500 aphids per 10 grams of hops. (See, there’s protein in your beer)

Bugs in 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.

Grasshopper Legs in Food

Rat Hair in Your Pasta

You won’t find more than nine rodent hairs in your 16-ounce box of pasta.

Rat Hair in food

Awkward isn’t it?

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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

 

 

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