As fewer and fewer of us take part in the production and processing of the food we eat, we leave this vital task in the hands of faceless strangers and corporate monoliths
— entities who may not have our best interests at heart (or stomach).
Semen from several diseased men is found in restaurant food.*
"Mayonnaise" in fast food chicken sandwich is pus from a tumor.*
Customer at fast food chicken outlet is served a batter-fried rat.*
Girl's salivary glands become infected from roach eggs ingested with taco.*
A human finger was found in a can of menudo.*
Customer becomes sick after eating a steak at a chain restaurant; analysis of her meal reveals the presence of urine in the meat.*
A human penis was found in a jar of fruit punch.*
Brewery employees discover body of worker in vat of beer.*
Restaurant after-dinner mints contain urine from customers who fail to wash their hands.
Dropped food remains germ-free if picked up within
The FDA has issued a warning about a possible connection between
HIV+ blood has been slipped into ketchup dispensers in fast food restaurants.*
An Atlanta restaurant was caught accepting a shipment of rats and mice.
Patron dining at a Wendy's fast food outlet found a human finger in her bowl of chili.*
A girl required surgery after swallowing a wire that had come loose from a barbeque grill cleaning brush and was cooked into a hamburger.
Baby carrots are made from deformed full-sized carrots that have been permeated with chlorine.
Bacteria formed on cut onions and potatoes is responsible for more food poisoning than is spoiled mayonnaise.
Growth hormones injected into chicken wings cause ovarian cysts in women.
Pesticide used on mandarin oranges imported from China causes severe allergic reactions.
A worker at Pepsi has contaminated the product by injecting HIV-infected blood into it.
Studies have demonstrated that Monsanto-developed corn contains toxins that cause organ failure in rats and adverse effects in pregnant women.
Kiwi fruit from China contains dangerous growth hormones.
A cook attempted to poison George Washington with tomatoes.
The government forced KFC to stop using the word 'chicken' because they serve meat from mutant animals.
Some food products sold by Aldi in early 2013 contained horsemeat.
Video shows a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup infested with maggots.
37 million bees were killed after a large GMO cornfield was planted in Ontario.
Farmers are saturating wheat crops with Roundup pesticide before each harvest, causing an increase in
Pringles contain a chemical that is known to cause cancer.
The cremated ashes of Pringles' creator were packaged and sold to customers.
McDonald's employee Bubba Conroy admitted on Twitter to spitting on food served to white customers.
Crocodile bile is a lethal poison.
A Facebook user found small pieces of metal in her baby's cup of Kraft Easy Mac.
Maraschino cherries are produced using a toxic dye that has been banned for human consumption.
Pieces of glass and dead ants were found in packages of Dippin' Stix.
California wine contains dangerous levels of arsenic.
Gel balls have been found in Gerber Graduates puffs.