11. Certain Candies Are Dangerous Too
Candies are awesome because they instantly make any boring moment fun. But what if the shiny colorful candy you just popped in your mouth also had a chemical added to it, just to catch your eye? The chocolate industry has long known that the same polish that goes into making wood shiny, is added to candy to make it look more appealing.
The lac is actually sourced from a female bug and to be honest, without a layer of lac added, it’s quite possible that the candy just wouldn’t look that yummy anymore.