Ever wonder what gives those fiery red snacks their shocking hue? Instead, they are sprayed with a chemical concoction of 31 individual ingredients that add up to the latest and greatest flavors in spicy snacking. Ten out of ten eaters agree, petroleum is not food. The Center for Science in the Public Interest has published several reports demonstrating the link between artificial colors and behavioral issues. They are also likely carcinogenic, and were not adequately tested by the FDA or anyone else before being used in our food supply a common theme. We are willing to bet that everyone reading this has experienced this for themselves — that handful of chips that turned into oops! The more food they sell, the better — so the more food we eat, the better. Flavor enhancers are beloved by processed food producers because they bump up demand for their products.
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There appears to be a whole community of flaming Cheetos truthers that believe the scrawny, cheese-dusted corn fingerlings secretly pack a potent flammable punch. The flaming Cheetos hoax is a product of hasty conclusion-jumping and broken logic. Intrepid young scientists attempted to ignite these Cheetos, noticed that they do in fact catch fire, and then made the very incorrect conclusion that they must be dusted with some sort of toxic chemical that makes them especially flammable. Typical accelerators, which are most often employed either by arsonists or campers why else would you need to start a fire so quickly? As the rigorous narration in the above video points out, a big pool of grease spills out of the pile of burning Cheetos. This broad group includes the fuels we pump into factories and cars, together with the fats we consume.