9 Secrets About The Food Industry That You Didn’t Know Before

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Fish bladders

Your white wine might contain an additive that’s made from fish bladdersReddit News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles Dried isinglass is a fairly common additive ingredient used for clarifying wine and removing clouding and small residuesHotmail News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles There are now plant-based filtering methods available as an alternative – but otherwise, your wine might not be as vegetarian or vegan-friendly as you thoughtYahoo News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Human hair

Your burger bun could contain an amino acid that comes from human hairHotmail News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles L-cysteine is an amino acid usually extracted from human hair (likely hair gathered off the floor of a hair salon in China) and used to make commercial bread and buns really nice and fluffyReddit News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Bugs

The red food coloring in your candy is made from bugs! Carmine a type of red food dye that is made from from cochineal insectsYahoo News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles These small beetle-like bugs are dried and dunked in an alcohol solution to create carminic acid, a bright red pigmentReddit News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Bug poop

That shiny layer on your apple consists comes from bug poopAmazon News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles Shellac is the material used to add that protective film on fruit in supermarkets, and it’s produced from the resin secreted by lac bugsYoutube News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Wood

The fake vanilla flavor in your yogurt comes from woodMSN News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles Imitation vanilla comes from replicating one of vanilla’s flavor compounds in a lab — and it’s usually synthesized from a type of tree resin or lignin, which is basically wood pulpTwitter News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Boiled animal skin, cartilage and bones

Your gummy bears are mainly made of gelatin, which, FYI, is basically boiled animal skin, cartilage and bonesFacebook News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles Basically, gelatin comes from boiling the leftovers from the meat industry, ICYMIFacebook News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Long egg

The egg on your deli sandwich probably came from this “long eggFacebook News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles” The invention of the “long egg” allows the food industry to easily achieve a perfectly sliced egg every timeFacebook News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles Basically, they’re made by cooking egg yolks and egg whites separately, and then arranging them together in a log — once shrink-wrapped and frozen, these eggs can be kept up to one yearEbay News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Dyed brown

You might think you’re buying some healthy whole wheat bread, but it might actually just be white bread that’s dyed brownTwitter News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles Check the label for the words “whole wheat” or “whole grain,” because otherwise, you might just have white bread with caramel coloring added inInstagram News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles

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Dead insects

Finally, your peanut butter probably contains dead insects, tooInstagram News Health tips, diet, weight Loss, healthy food, recipes, fitness, stores, Today, Gym, Exercise, Magazine, Articles FDA regulation does allow for peanut butter to have up to 30 insect parts per 100 grams, apparently!