9 Foods That Aren’t What You Think They Are

It's hard to tell what's real in a world driven by evil marketing geniuses. Consumers are prone to white lies, especially about food.

Fibs are usually harmless. When shopping, knowledge is power. Let's examine some food industry scams. They may make you rethink your shopping choices.

Angela Pagán of Takeout reported that white cheddar tastes the same as orange cheddar. Difference? Additives colour orange cheddar.

White Cheddar

Where do babies come from? Baby carrots aren't a separate variety grown on tiny baby farms; they're the two-inch remnants of full-sized carrots cut by a machine.

Carrotettes

Angela Pagán of Takeout reported that white cheddar tastes the same as orange cheddar. Difference? Additives colour orange cheddar.

Baby corn

Kraft singles are my family's go-to cheese for fried bologna sandwiches. These ultra-processed slices aren't really cheese. Kraft singles are a "Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product" because they contain less than 50% cheese.

Kraft singles

Unless you live near the coast, be wary of raw fish. (Skepticism is a good practise in coastal areas, too—you never know where fish has been.) Your sushi menu may be mislabeled, origins aside.

Sushi

Angela Pagán of Takeout reported that white cheddar tastes the same as orange cheddar. Difference? Additives colour orange cheddar.

Imitation crab

Angela Pagán of Takeout reported that white cheddar tastes the same as orange cheddar. Difference? Additives colour orange cheddar.

Green peppers

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