JELL-O is made from pork skins, horses and cattle bones, or split cattle hides.
There has been a number of long term studies on the possibility of dosing food in radiation as a form of preservation and sterilization. However, while it has been found to be completely safe, there is a large resistance to it because of the negative impression of and confusion over radiation.
Lemon juice makes fish taste and smell less ‘fishy’ because its acid neutralizes a chemical group in the fish called amines, making them non-volatile and stopping the smell.
Between 2010-2012, DNA testing found that over half of fish labeled and sold as “Tuna” in the USA was NOT tuna. 87% of Red Snapper sold were also found to be completely mislabeled.
Touching stainless steel will remove the odor of garlic and onion from your hands. They even sell bars of stainless steel “soap”, which is just a bar of stainless steel to rub on your hands.
Eating instant noodles two or more times a week has been associated with cardiometabolic syndrome, which raises a person’s likelihood of developing heart disease
Starting in the 1960s, the American Heart Association advised the public to eat less saturated fat and switch to vegetable oils for a “healthy heart.” The American Heart Association was founded in part by the makers of Crisco.
For centuries before refrigeration, Russians dropped live frogs into their milk to keep it from spoiling. Secretions from their skin inhibited the growth of bacteria.
In 2008, melamine added to milk in China caused kidney stones in thousands of Chinese children. To show his confidence in Chinese dairy products, Peter Mandelson MP drank a glass of Chinese yoghurt in front of reporters. The following week, he was hospitalized for a kidney stone.
If pigs are not castrated the meat will have an unpleasant odor when cooked; referred to as “Boar Taint.” With the feral pig explosion across many parts of North American hunters have developed the practice of “Twice hunting”. Hunters trap the male boars, take their testicles off (yikes), and then release the pigs for several months or up to a year before hunting them a second time and killing them. When the pigs are spayed the tend to graze a lot more and spend less time getting into fights. Their hormones obviously change as well which affect the muscle tissue of the sterile pigs.