Contact Us

Creepy Ingredients Found In Fast Food

Modern family life in 2012 includes drive-thrus for convenient meals. Nobody would claim that these fast food meals are healthy, but they're not that terrible, are they? Well think again. Here’s a list from MNN of creepy mystery ingredients in fast food:


Getty Images
Getty Images

Duck Feathers


 
 

A lot of baked goods use the chemical L-Cysteine in it to make the dough softer. Fun fact, that chemical is created in factories from human hair and duck feathers.

 
Getty Images
Getty Images

Processed Wood Pulp


 
 

Better known as known as cellulose, is used in everything from cheese to salad dressing, from muffins to strawberry syrup.

 
Amazon
Amazon

Silly Putty


 
 

Remember that stuff you played with in 3rd grade science? Well a form of silicon used in Silly Putty is also the secret ingredient that keeps fryer oil from foaming.

 
Getty Images
Getty Images

Beetle Juices


 
 

Don’t say this name three times fast! Some red food dyes are made from the dried, crushed bodies of dead beetles. Fast food restaurants put this stuff in some meats, sausages, marinades, bakery products, toppings and juices, among many other things.

 
Getty Images
Getty Images

Human Hair


 
 

It’s that special ingredient on the list. Sometimes if cooks aren’t wearing hairnets, expect a unexpected hair to get covered up by cheese.

 

More From Lite 98.7

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://lite987.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on LITE 98.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on LITE 98.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!