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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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