8 in 10 Americans eat fast food at least monthly. Half eat it weekly. What is in this “food”?
“Eggs” are really a strange concoction that includes eggs and “premium egg blend.” Some things that are in this special blend include glycerin, a solvent found in soap and shaving cream, dimethylpolysiloxane, a silicone that can also be found in Silly Putty, and calcium silicate, a sealant used on roofs and concrete.
“Mechanically-separated meat” is a mixture created when the bones and carcass of a leftover chicken are mixed together. This slime is then molded into a nugget shape, breaded and fried.
Many places dust their salads with propylene glycol to keep the leaves crisp. While considered safe for consumption, propylene glycol can be found in antifreeze and sexual lubricants.
On the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s reports on “Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement and Criminal Investigations,” the agency says it’s acceptable for sauces to contain “30 or more fly eggs per 100 grams” and “1 or more maggot per 100 grams.”