In 2008 a school Camden, NJ forced students to eat their lunch off the floor for 2 weeks after a child accidentally spilled water while refilling a water cooler. 7 students won a $500,000 legal settlement.
Researchers have patented a strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon when cooked and contains twice the nutritional value of kale.
Potatoes have almost all nutrients humans need to survive. To prove this, the Executive Director from the Washington State Potato Commission ate nothing but potatoes for 60 days.
Kanye West once ordered a curry to be delivered from London, UK to NYC, at a price of $3900.
Casu marzu is the Italian “maggot cheese” – cheese designed to be eaten while it is infested with cheese fly larvae.
It’s illegal in France for grocery stores to throw or destroy unsold food. Instead, supermarkets have to donate it to charities and food banks.
There is a dog eating festival in China where 10,000 – 15,000 dogs are eaten over a 10 day period.
Since 1960, the average turkey has gained 11 pounds. The average American has gained 28 pounds.
A type of food fraud where honey is cut with cheaper sugars and syrups and then sold as pure honey is called “Honey Laundering”.