The chain of production that brings food to our tables involves so many moving parts that it’s practically magic. From growing out of the ground to being processed and packaged, there are so many steps, and therefore so many things that can go wrong.
That kind of willful ignorance means that so many items can end up in the items we eat, some of them very harmful. But a lot of times, weird things are used in our food that have some kind of benefit. They sound worse than they are, but usually there’s a reason for their existence. Here we take a look at some odd secret ingredients in popular foods.