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Horrifying Facts about Processed Meat

#2. Rodent hairs are legally allowed in your food

Rodent hairs are legally allowed in your food

U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Code of Federal Regulations recognizes that food can have “unavoidable defects,” and it established the maximum level of these defects that supposedly “present no health hazard.” FDA has a list of ‘Commodities and Defect Action Levels’ and the phrase “rodent hair” appears in it 73 times. For example, it allows up to 3 hairs per 100 grams of apple butter, up to 10 hairs per 25 grams of ground paprika or 50 grams of cinnamon, and up to 4 hairs per 225 grams of macaroni and noodles. Source: quora.com

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