This type of article comes out once in a while and it never makes me feel better. In fact, it makes me want to stop eating anything, ever. I don’t want to eat anymore bug parts.
Peanut butter â€” that culinary cause cÃ©lÃ¨bre â€” may contain approximately 145 bug parts for an 18-ounce jar; or five or more rodent hairs for that same jar; or more than 125 milligrams of grit.
In case youâ€™re curious: youâ€™re probably ingesting one to two pounds of flies, maggots and mites each year without knowing it, a quantity of insects that clearly does not cut the mustard, even as insects may well be in the mustard.
(Via Boing Boing)