Accidentally freezing your internal organs is the latest food craze
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Labor Day Weekend may have come and gone, but it sure was a hot summer. How hot? Hot enough for liquid nitrogen-laced foods to become something of an unexpected—and alarming— craze. It’s gotten so serious over the past month that the Food and Drug Administration has had to step in and warn consumers not to turn to the trend in an effort to keep cool.
With liquid nitrogen causing problems in everything from “Dragon’s Breath” cereal to cocktails, the FDA has implored eaters to avoid the chemical additive. In their recently-issued warning, the organization urges “consumers to avoid eating, drinking, or handling foods prepared using liquid nitrogen at point of sale and immediately before consumption, due to risk of injury.”