You are eating bugs in your daily foods without even realizing it.
How do you know what is in your foods?
Scrumptious foods with exoskeletons, tentacles, pinchers, even stingers
Some parts of the world have in their diet a reliable source of protein from bugs, but if you don’t consider this part of your diet slicing into these bugs will be pretty squeamish.
It is shocking to know an average person eats a pound of insects annually, this is without even realizing it.
The live bugs not the gummy worms
What you don’t know about these bugs
Thrips, they are tiny winged parasites, and are legally allowed in apple butter, in the canned asparagus, or frozen, in broccoli, and in frozen brussle sprouts.
Aphids, green or black bugs which can destroy flowers, and also get into frozen vegetables, especially, spinach, broccoli, and brussle sprouts. For every ten grams of hops two thousand five hundred aphids are legally allowed, so if you home-brew beer, consider growing your own hops.
Mites, these bugs are tiny, and white, commonly found in wheat, and other grains, if been stored for a while you will notice it. Indoor allergies can be problem with theses bugs. The allergic reactions are the same as of what the dust mites cause in your homes.
Maggots, in can foods, you must have eaten can foods at some point in your life. Disgusting as it sounds but you have eaten a maggot if you had canned foods. You will find maggots in canned mushrooms, tomato paste, and pizza sauces, even in fresh and frozen foods.
The canned mushrooms are the worst of all, at least twenty maggots are allowed for every one hundred grams of mushrooms drained. This is in comparison with one in every five for every five hundred grams of tomato products.
Fruit Flies, a fruit bought with fruit flies can be easily cleaned off, but a can of citrus juice, has five fruit flies with every eight ounce cup of juice. A handful of raisins has as many as thirty five fruit fly eggs.
Corn Ear Worms, it is prone to insect infestations, in most cases you can avoid eating the ear worms that get into the cobs, which eat the silk. The kernels can be cut off. The canned sweet corn has an extra bite of all the larvae, skins and skin fragments, as allowed.
Cowpea curculio, black-eyed peas, cowpeas, can also have an average of five or more Cowpea curculio larvae, it grows into dark brown, weevils, more like a beetle.
Caterpillars, which is supposed turn into beautiful butterflies, aphids mites, and Thrips allowed in one hundred grams of spinach, that is what gives you the energy in from spinach.