7 Types of Insects are often unknowingly ingested Participate Sometimes there are insects on vegetables that pass from the washing process prior to cooking and inedible when eaten. Some insects have a good but also can cause allergies when eaten accidentally. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to allow some insects such as mites and maggots provided it does not ruin the taste and quality of food. Here are seven insects that may be consumed by you as quoted by Rodale, Tuesday (01/05/2012), among others: A. Aphids Such as aphids, leaf green or black and small size that can infiltrate into the vegetables, especially spinach, broccoli, and cabbage. 2. Mite These insects are small and white, and generally living in a grain of wheat and other grains. However, that has been contaminated grain storage mites can cause allergic reactions such as dust mites in the home generally. 3. Maggot These little creatures can be found in canned foods such as canned mushrooms, canned tomatoes, tomato paste and pizza sauce. Canned mushrooms on the packaging there are at least 20 maggots in it for every 100 grams of dried mushrooms. While the tomatoes are packed in the product there are about 1 to 5 grubs per 500 grams. 4. Fruit Flies Fruit flies that have been entered into the fruit you buy, not be lost by washing with water. If you drink a can of orange juice, at least five fruit flies contained in each cup or 8 ounces of juice. Eating a handful of raisins can also make you eat as many as 35 eggs of fruit flies. 5. Corn caterpillars Corn is a very difficult plant to grow organically because it is very susceptible to pests. But in most cases, it is easy to avoid eating caterpillars that hide in the corn cobs of corn with chopped corn and boil it. However, canned sweet corn will not be free from caterpillar larvae of corn and it is allowed to remain consumed by the FDA. 6. Bean beetle One can of black beans may also contain an average of five or more bean beetle larvae, which will grow into a dark brown beetle like peas. 7. Caterpillar Caterpillars will sometimes attack vegetables such as spinach, and not easy to cook spinach is free of worms. But insects are not harmful if eaten with spinach join you. If you do not want to involve more of the insects in your food, cut back eating processed foods that are packed in cans. You can choose your vegetables and fruits that can be washed to minimize insects. Packaging products usually do not pay attention to small details during the production process.
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