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What’s in This?: Candy Canes

All four ingredients in this exceptionally boring Christmas treat, explained (yep, even Red 40)

What’s in This?: Nerds

All 15 ingredients in these colorful specks, explained (yep, even carmine color, aka smashed bugs)

What’s in This?: Red Hots

All 10 ingredients in these tiny spice pebbles, explained (yep, even shellac, aka bug slime — no, seriously)

What’s in This?: Almond Joy

All 18 ingredients in these alleged bliss bringers, explained (yep, even sodium metabisulfite)