Rumor Flies

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Rumor Flies comically addresses the origins, evolution, and veracity of your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions. Tune in every week for more research, stories, and unsolicited commentary! Participation encouraged. 

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303 - Food: Of Course, My Horse(meat)!

Lactose Intolerant People Can’t Eat Cheese
https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/lactose-intolerance-diet-the-best-cheeses-to-eat-if-youre-lactose-intolerant
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactose_intolerance#History
http://www.eatwisconsincheese.com/cheeses/how-cheese-is-made

Taco Bell uses dog food grade meat
http://images.gawker.com/18g5em3mcetgzjpg/c_scale,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800.jpg
http://www.snopes.com/food/prepare/badmeat.asp
http://gawker.com/5987836/taco-bells-beef-had-horse-meat-in-it-too
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/feb/09/aldi-100-percent-horsemeat-beef-products
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beef_carcass_classification
http://meat.tamu.edu/ansc-307-honors/meat-inspection/ 

Chocolate and greasy foods cause acne
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/chocolate-and-acne
http://www.sciencealert.com.au/diet-causes-pimples-5.html

Coke can clean a car battery
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WnhUw7bRhw
http://familylifegoals.com/10-industrial-uses-for-coke-which-prove-its-not-fit-for-human-consumption/
http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/acid.asp
http://www.kidsdentistdrwinn.com/clientuploads/PDFs/Acidity%20Sheet%20Sheet1.pdf

Fortune Cookies Are Chinese
http://www.snopes.com/food/origins/fortune.asp
http://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/2010/07/origins-of-a-fortune-cookie.html
http://www.fancyfortunecookies.com/Articles.asp?ID=148

Raw or uncooked onions can make you ill
http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/20/bus_393557.shtml#.WIftUbGZNsM
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs328/en/
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5247a5.htm