Do You Know What’s In The Food You Eat?

They say you are what you eat, but do you really know what's going into the foods you eat everyday? Take these 12 questions and discover how well you really know what's in the food you eat.
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Question 1/12

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The chemical Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), commonly found in cereals, is also found in what common item?
Perfume
Tires
Jet fuel
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Question 2/12

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If you're eating a blue raspberry flavored item, you're also eating...
Cow testicles
Salmon eggs
Beaver anal glands
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If you're eating something containing yellow #5, you're also eating...
Road salt
Coal tar
Arsenic
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What percentage of Chicken McNuggets are actually made with chicken?
30%
50%
70%
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This common breakfast food very often contains compounds made from human hair. What is it?
Cereal
Bagels
English Muffins
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Anti-freeze is actually used as a thickening agent in which food item?
Coffee creamer
Syrup
Salad dressing
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Question 7/12

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The shell of the lac beetle is used to make...
Candy
Ice cream
Canned soups and veggies
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Question 8/12

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One can of brand named soda typically contains more sugar than...
An entire candy bar
A bowl of jelly beans
A cup of sugar
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Question 9/12

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Which ingredient will you NOT find in hot dogs?
Pork trimmings
Chicken trimmings
100% beef
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Question 10/12

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Cheese is made from rennet, a substance that is also found in...
Hair
Horse hooves
Calf stomach
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Question 11/12

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Pink slime is found in what percent of beef for sale in the United States?
50%
25%
70%
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Question 12/12

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Gelatin, the substance that is commonly found in yogurts and Jello is derived from...
Beatle shells
Animal skin
Human hair
Result
Uh-oh, it appears as if we have a bit of a food ingredient fail on our hands! While you may be a food fanatic, you're not well verse don the hidden ingredients in many processed and easy to prepare dishes. Fret not, at least you learned a thing or two!

C+, Food Ingredient Fail

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are food ingredient fantastic! While a few of the ingredients on this quiz stood to mystify you, your know how prevailed. It's obvious that you've spent some time researching what goes into your food!

B+, Food Ingredient Fantastic

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Knowing what goes into the food you eat each day is not only necessary but it's rare. You proved that you're keen on what goes into the foods available for sale in the United States and abroad. Knowledge is truly power when it comes to the food you eat!

A+, Food Ingredient Phenomenal

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1
The chemical Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), commonly found in cereals, is also found in what common item?
Perfume
Tires
Jet fuel
2
If you're eating a blue raspberry flavored item, you're also eating...
Cow testicles
Salmon eggs
Beaver anal glands
3
If you're eating something containing yellow #5, you're also eating...
Road salt
Coal tar
Arsenic
4
What percentage of Chicken McNuggets are actually made with chicken?
30%
50%
70%
5
This common breakfast food very often contains compounds made from human hair. What is it?
Cereal
Bagels
English Muffins
6
Anti-freeze is actually used as a thickening agent in which food item?
Coffee creamer
Syrup
Salad dressing
7
The shell of the lac beetle is used to make...
Candy
Ice cream
Canned soups and veggies
8
One can of brand named soda typically contains more sugar than...
An entire candy bar
A bowl of jelly beans
A cup of sugar
9
Which ingredient will you NOT find in hot dogs?
Pork trimmings
Chicken trimmings
100% beef
10
Cheese is made from rennet, a substance that is also found in...
Hair
Horse hooves
Calf stomach
11
Pink slime is found in what percent of beef for sale in the United States?
50%
25%
70%
12
Gelatin, the substance that is commonly found in yogurts and Jello is derived from...
Beatle shells
Animal skin
Human hair