Eat This Not That – Today’s Tip – The Shrinking Jeans of Melissa


March 1, 2009 By Lissa

This is more like an FYI… and a disgusting one at that. After reading this, you can thank me for helping you keep your caloric intake down for today. ;o)

The FDA allows certain amounts of *bonus* ingredients in our food, lucky us…

Canned Pineapple – Can contain up to 20 percent moldy fruit

Canned Tomatoes – Can contain up to 5 fly eggs or 2 maggots per 500 g

Frozen Broccoli – Can contain up to 60 mites per 100 g

Ground Cinnamon – Can contain up to 400 insect fragments & 11 rodent hairs per 50 g

Peanut Butter – Can contain up to 30 insect fragments or 1 rodent hair per 100 g

Popcorn – Can contain up to 1 rodent pellet in one sample or 2 rodent hairs per pound

Potato Chips – Can contain up to 6 percent rotten potatoes

Source: Eat This Not That