Collections

Secret Ingredient

If something is hidden in our food, we want to know.

Published Aug 15, 2019

 (Getty Images)
Image Via Getty Images

Whether it’s a secret message, an unknown health benefit, or a repulsive invader, finding something unexpected in our food is a persistent preoccupation. On the one hand, it seems pragmatic to want to warn each other about anything that may be unsafe. On the other hand, it reveals something about our relationship to our food, or lack thereof. The mass production and preparation of some food is so disconnected from many of our daily lives that, in the space between, fear creeps in.

Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More
Close-up of hamburger on a black background
Read More

Become
a Member

Your membership is the foundation of our sustainability and resilience.

Perks

Ad-Free Browsing on Snopes.com
Members-Only Newsletter
Cancel Anytime
default