20 Very Weird Facts About Food

Find out some shocking facts about food that may leave you wondering.
The Japanese commonly put ketchup on their rice.
The Japanese liquor, Mam, uses venomous snakes as one of its main ingredients.
The most popular Campbell's Soup in Hong Kong is watercress and duck gizzard.
The only food that cockroaches wont eat are Cucumbers!
The U.S. Army accidentally ordered an 82 year supply of freeze-dried tuna salad mix for troops in Europe.
The U.S. eastern seaboard consumes almost 50% of all ice cream sandwiches.
The U.S. Government spent $277,000 on pickle research in 1993.
The U.S. military’s dried food rations can be re-hydrated with urine!
The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.
There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half caused cancer in rats.
There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
There is no tipping at restaurants in Japan.
To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.
Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous.
Watermelons can cost up to $100 in Japan!
Wine will spoil if exposed to light; hence tinted bottles.
Worcestershire Sauce is basically an Anchovy ketchup.
Worms reportedly taste like bacon.
You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than a poisonous spider!
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