Meet The Beetles: New Law Requires Full Disclosure On Use Of Beetles In Food

Posted by on January 12th, 2011

A very specific kind of beetle is used as an edible red dye. It has been used in foods you’ve eaten your entire life. Now, you’ll be required by law to be aware that you’re munching on the remains of a bug.

[Live Science]

  • Dereckc1

    Now that’s just wrong! If they make it a law that we have to know about that, how long until we know about all the other, less savory, critters we are eating?

  • Sallyh44

    yea Carmine, in most yogurts. Nothing new, people just dont pay attention to what they put in their bodies. gross.