Saturday, September 09, 2006

more fun facts!

Here is the url for FDA's list of allowed "natural contaminants" (insects, mold, rodents) in food: http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/dalbook.html

An example:
Cornmeal is allowed to have up to:
1 whole insect or equivalent per 50 grams
25 insect fragments per 25 grams
1 rodent hair per 25 grams OR 1 rodent excreta fragment per 50 grams.

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