A type of food fraud where honey is cut with cheaper sugars and syrups and then sold as pure honey is called “Honey Laundering”.
Pozole, a traditional Mexican soup, was originally made with human flesh by the Aztecs. When cannibalism was banned pork was used as it “tasted very similar”.
The United States Department of Agriculture says a sandwich must contain at least 35 percent cooked meat and no more than 50 percent bread.
A Swedish astronaut was not allowed to bring reindeer jerky with him on board a shuttle mission close to Christmas because the American astronauts thought it was weird. He had to go with moose jerky instead.
Take-out restaurants existed in ancient Rome, with service counters opening onto the street to pick up food. More than 200 existed in Pompeii, and most of its homes lacked dining or kitchen areas, suggesting that cooking at home was unusual.
Frozen pizza is so popular in Norway that when a popular brand released a new jingle, it reached #1 on the Norwegian charts.
Crickets have twice the amount of protein ounce for ounce than beef, and three times the amount of iron.
Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is more popular in Canada than anywhere else in the world. Often referred to simply as Kraft Dinner or even KD in Canada, it has achieved so much success that it has been called the National Dish of Canada and is the most popular item sold in Canadian grocery stores.
Prisons across America serve certain inmates a one-dish meal called “nutriloaf”, which was specifically designed to be bland, flavorless, and unappealing.
The secret blend of 11 herbs and spices that made KFC famous is sold by Marion-Kay Spices under the name “99-X”.