We cook daily for our kids, our husbands and ourselves. We make coffee runs and grab ice cream cones on hot summer days for the kids. Simply put, food is a huge part of our everyday lives. All foods mentioned are considered safe to consume, but these facts may lead you to think before you eat. Here are some freaky food facts about you may not know, some of which may even surprise you.
#1. Shellac is made from bug excrement
Shellac, also known as confectioner’s glaze, is made from a resin excreted by the female lac beetle, indigenous to India and Thailand. The resin is processed into flakes, dissolved in denatured alcohol to make liquid shellac, and then sprayed on food products or used to make lacquer for hardwood floors and furniture.