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Monday, August 07, 2006

Chemicals, Insects & Animal Parts="Food"

This is a crazy slideshow/article about food additives and factory farming practices. Who knew grapefruit juice wasn't always vegetarian?

Money Quote:
Bugs go into many things that you pop into your mouth -- from Hershey's candies to Tropicana grapefruit juice to Yoplait strawberry yogurt. They all use red coloring derived from crushed bugs, specifically female cochineal beetles and their eggs.

posted by CASFS 2006 @ 11:03 PM

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