Photo Fakery: Food and Beverages
Atlanta Restaurant Closed for Serving Rats, Mice, etc. as Food
Email hoax claims an "Asian/Chinese" restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia was recently closed by authorities for offering dishes made of rats, mice, kittens and puppies.
Dead Frog Found in Can of Kroger Peas
(NOT a hoax!) Irate consumer complains in forwarded email about finding a tiny dead frog inside a can of Kroger peas. With revolting photo documentation...
Do They Eat Babies in China?
Photos circulated on the Internet seem to prove that human infants are eaten in China. Are they real? (Not for the faint of heart!)
Emailed images purportedly show tiny, realistic sculptures of human babies fashioned from marzipan paste.
Mechanically Separated Chicken
A viral image purportedly showing the manufacture of mechanically separated chicken, a thick, pink paste made by mechanically stripping poultry off the bone and forcing it through a sieve.
Spider in Oreo Cookie
Viral image purports to show a spider found smashed inside an Oreo Cookie.
Authentic: Emailed pictures of square watermelons grown in special tempered glass cases by Japanese farmers.