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What's A Random Food Fact That Completely Blows Your Mind?

Because, honestly, food is legit crazy.

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Have you ever heard a food fact that completely shook you to your core?

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Like how the USDA allows there to be as many as 30 fruit fly eggs in tomato ketchup?

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And what about the fact that Fruity Pebbles are literally just grains of white rice that have been flattened and then puffed back up (with coloring and flavoring)?

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Or how cashews actually grow on their own individual cashew apple?

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And finally, how about the fact that different colored bell peppers aren't completely separate kinds of peppers...they're just at different stages of development?

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We want to know what food facts you know that totally blow your mind. Let us know in the Drop Box below and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post or video!

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