Food is tasty – everyone knows that. But sometimes, the food we consume is harmful – yet Big Food doesn’t want anyone to know that. So here are 3 disturbing facts everyone should know about food. Certain meat preservatives cause cancer. Nitrate and Nitrite have been found to cause cancer, yet they are found in most processed and cured meats. Shrimp can be dangerous. Most shrimp is imported, and not checked upon arrival into the US. They are usually farmed in filthy pools and contain harmful disinfectants and antibiotics. And Mad cow disease is still around. Recent cases have been found in Ireland, Norway and Canada, with more surely on the way. Learn the facts about food and be cautious with what you eat!