Food science gone wrong: 11 foods not to eat

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This is not about exotic delights that will turn your belly; this list created by Grist, an environmental news and opinion site, highlights 11 processed foods that will make you a "slow foodie."

Most of the products have made it on the list because they are just downright wrong (though they may have their fans) but also make many question: where is the food in this food?

Trekking Mahlzeiten's Cheeseburger in a can, a German invention that requires a double boiler to prepare, costs €3.95

Organic Batter Blaster, a pancake and waffle batter in whip cream canister, one can yields 28 four-inch pancakes priced at $4-6 (€3-4.40)

Funyuns Flamin' Hot Onion Flavored Rings, a corn-based snack, priced at 7.75oz (198g) $.99 (€.73)

Grapples, an artificially and naturally grape flavored Washington Extra Fancy Gala or Fuji Apples:

Sweet Sue canned whole chicken, apparently can be eaten cold or warm:

Dale's Wild West Alligator in a can, described as Southern-style alligator meat prepared in a Cajun gravy, costs $7 (€5.17):

Weaver Ants Eggs (Preserved), a highly prized delicacy in Thailand, currently sold out - normally priced at £5.99 (€6.65)/70g

Twinkie sushi, recipe includes Twinkies, dried fruits and fruit roll-ups:

Tortino's triple-meat Pizza Rolls, a science project in a bite created by Pillsbury, costs $2.99 (€2.21)

Oscar Mayer Lunchables' Chicken Shake-Ups BBQ, pre-cooked lunch in a box:

Morning Star Chik'n Nuggets, vegetarian chicken-flavor nuggets, costs $4.99 (€3.70) for a box of 14 nuggets.

To get the full picture, visit Grist: