The 15 Grossest Things You're Eating

The stuff on this list makes rat hair in peanut butter seem appetizing.

January 25, 2012
Gross Ingredients—Not Always on the Label
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Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry homework than something you'd want your family to eat. But in many cases, marketers have figured out a way to keep toxic additives and disease-promoting food packaging off of the label, making your job as a consumer harder than ever. We're here to clear up the confusion and help you avoid some of the grossest foods on the market!

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