10 Food Ingredients Most Strange In The World
Most of you know the food you’ll eat, especially if you cook it yourself at home. But what about the food out there? In a stall, eating house or food factory where food is presented in front of you. Of course you don’t know what materials that have been mixed in the food.
Well, the 10 material is apparently used to process foods :
Gold is a precious metal the most beautiful in the world. In addition as the material of the jewelry is a very loved woman, gold is also used in certain parts of elements for electronics. But did You know that gold also becomes a material trimmer for food and drink with the E Number E175.
Gold is very popular as an additional ingredient in alcoholic beverages such as on the liqueur traditionally from Germany and Poland that called Goldwasser (Goldwater) that contains thousands of a layer of small gold. In addition, it now also has many food menus that use gold as a topping.
Gold does not react in the body chemistry, thus the gold is just passing through and have no effect on the body and has no nutritional value.
In August 2006, the Food and Drug Administration United States (FDA= Food and Drug Administration) approved the use of bacteriophages-bacteriophages in the presentation of the food (specifically on meat products ready to eat).
A bacteriophage is a kind of virus that infects bacteria. The rationale of the use of this virus on food because of its usefulness for consuming any bacteria that will cause food poisoning. Each year, 2,500 people in the US sick due to listeriosis. Therefore millions and millions of Americans now regularly take food which is added a virus intentionally to stop the development of bacteria that cause thousands of people to fall ill.
the FDA said that the food that entered the virus does not require a label. According to them all in accordance with existing regulations, the use of these viruses safe.
Borax (Borax) is material to extinguish the fire, insecticides, care for horsehair, a mixture of glass and detergent ingredients, and a variety of other products. Although this material is banned from use as a food mix, some countries still use it.
Borax is often used as a preservative in caviar (fish eggs), and in some Asian countries can be found in mi, beef meatballs, and rice. Borax, given the E Number E285, has the effect of serious poisoning in humans.
4. Liquid asphalt
First, the flower amaranth is used as a food coloring (with a red color that is specific), but scientific tests have found that this material can trigger cancer. Then the proposed material replacement called Allura Red AC (E Number E129). Allura Red AC is made of bitumen liquid (a liquid that is a byproduct from the refining of coal into coal gas).
liquid Asphalt combustible and often used in shampoos designed to kill head lice. This material is also used to make Tylenol. Indeed Allura Red AC does not cause cancer but can cause nausea and other side effects. However, this material has been approved by the FDA and is very commonly found in sweets and soft drinks.
this Material is usually used as polishing materials furniture from wood. Varnish called shellac (shellac) and are used in the production of confectionery to give the impression of a sheen of sweat. The food certainly uses this material on its composition mentioned Tartrazin Lake Cl.19140, Red Alura Lake Cl.16035, Yellow FCF Lake Cl.15985, Blue Diamond Lake Cl.42090. In addition, a kind of lak, natural also is produced by the secretions on female beetles in which the material shellac is used to make the cocoons of its larvae.