Home > CCA2 > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.1.3 > Problem 5-53
Ever eat a maggot? Guess again! The FDA publishes a list, the Food Defect Action Levels list, which indicates limits for “natural or unavoidable” substances in processed food (Time, October 1990). So in 100 grams of mushrooms, for instance, the government allows 20 maggots! The average batch of rich and chunky spaghetti sauce has 350 grams of mushrooms. How many maggots does the government allow in a batch?