We’ve come a long way from the disease-ridden, dystopian food production methods famously uncovered in Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. Since this time, when descriptions of the unhygienic condition of most meat-packing plants shocked Americans, the FDA has put strict standards in place, requiring highly-trained workers and cleanrooms for meat packing, to ensure the safety and cleanliness of both fresh and processed food.
There are, of course, exceptions to every rule. Most people would be shocked to discover exactly what types and amounts of revolting materials are allowed in FDA-approved food.
1. Maggots …