Mayonnaise, reduced fat, with olive oil

Fun Facts

  1. Once they have hatched, male chicks are separated from the females and fed through a high-speed grinder.
  2. Young female chicks have their beaks trimmed before being moved into small cages.
  3. About 80 million eggs, or about 1% of the 8 billion produced annually in the U.S., are used to make commercial mayonnaise.
  4. Once the eggs have been collected and liquified, they are sent to be processed. This video shows how tanks of liquid eggs, soybean oil, vinegar, salt and other spices, are turned into mayonnaise.
  5. In 2013, Americans spent $2 billion on mayo, more than on any other condiment including ketchup.
  6. Even if you say you don’t like mayonnaise, it’s possible that it’s in some of your favorite foods.
  7. Mayonnaise is not as bad for your health as you might think — if you control the portion size.

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