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Hot Cheetos & The Bug

Science & Food
By Science & Food
Oct 20, 2016 5:00 PMOct 21, 2019 8:51 PM
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Have you ever wondered what exactly made Hot Cheetos flamin' and hot? The folks over at Wired can fill you in. Apparently, without these ingredients, the Cheetos would look like whitish worms. Our squeamishness over bugs may put some of us off Cheetos for awhile, but that mindset could also be preventing us from harvesting the sustainable protein that insects offer to a rapidly growing world population.

What's Inside Flamin' Hot Cheetos? Probably Something Spicy – Wired

Are Insects the Future of Food? – Lucky Peach

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