You won’t believe what makes your soda frizz – 15 disgusting ingredients of some of your favorite foods

Calf stomach? Charred animal bones? Yuck, right? But you’re already eating them… and then some.

Here are 15 of the most disgusting yet commonly used ingredients for some of the most popular foods being consumed that will make you think twice about picking up that gum next time.

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Titanium

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Found in some non-dairy creamers, icing and white salad dressing.

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Beetles

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Carmine is actually ground up red beetle shells, used to dye red some of your favorite red-colored foods.

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Beaver…Stuff

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Vanilla ice cream and some raspberry-flavored foods are really yummy…thanks to the anal gland secretions and urine coming from beavers. Yup.

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Bones

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Charred animal bones is used in white sugar to filter it of any color impurities.

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Jell-o

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What makes jell-o stick? Collagen made from the connective tissue that holds animal bones together.

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Fish Bladders

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What gives some of your favorite beer its golden yellow color? You guessed it right – fish bladders.

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Sheep’s Oily Secretions

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You’ve already chewed on this – it’s listed as lanolin in your chewing gum label.

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Duck Feathers and Human Hair

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If you have a thing for big-label bagged bread, then you’ve already eaten some of these in the form of a cooked down amino acid.

 

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Sand

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You like fast food? Then most likely you’ve eaten sad, or silicon dioxide as they call it.

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Sawdust

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The next time you buy shredded cheese, read the label for an ingredient called cellulose. That’s sawdust, used to prevent the shreds from sticking together.

 

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 Calf Stomach

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Without processed calf stomach called rennet, milk won’t turn into cheese. So there.

 

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Phosphoric Acid

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You know that stuff used by gangsters in movies to dissolve bodies? Well manufacturers also use it in soda, that’s what gives your drink its acidity.

 

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Borax

 

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Yes, that’s your typical household cleaner…and caviar preservative.

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 Coal Tar

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Listed among the “dangerous goods” identified by the UN, this is commonly used to dye candy, soda and other food products red.

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Pink Slime

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This yummy looking candy stuff is what a lot processed fast food meat is made of, like your chicken nuggets and hamburgers.

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