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The FDA considers chocolate acceptable for public consumption as long as
there are less than 60 microscopic insect fragments per 100 grams (four
ounces, or approximately one candy bar). - From the Food section of Oddities
& Wonders (www.oddwonder.com)



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Jeff wrote:

The FDA considers chocolate acceptable for public consumption
as long as there are less than 60 microscopic insect fragments
per 100 grams (four ounces, or approximately one candy bar).


I'd rather have the insects than the insecticides
it would take to completely eradicate them.


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