You May Want to Switch to Chocolate!

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BeaverWell, this news about where vanilla “flavoring” comes from is just disturbing! Turns out, when food producers are looking to substitute the more expensive vanilla bean for something cheaper, they use beavers. Not just any part of the beaver either. Yeah, they use their butt. No, I am not kidding. They use anal excretions from a beaver as a substitute for vanilla.

The gory details, if you can handle them, are on the National Geographic site.

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