Have you ever found a hair in your food in the middle of eating a good meal? It’s the kind of thing that can destroy your appetite. We probably eat much more than a hair, here and there. The way food is mass produced, there is a good chance we ingest a number of things, even with laws and oversight.
Yesterday, a parishioner of mine told me that most commercially made breads have human hair in them. It’s actually not hair, but a bi-product of human hair called L-cysteine. All you have to do is a search on L-cysteine and you’ll find it all.
One article I read on L-cysteine stated that it was made mostly from hair clippings in Chinese barber shops, all the rest comes from bird feathers. Yuck!
So next time you find a hair in your plate, will it really matter!