According to the FDA these food defects are part of the normal process of growing and processing food, and they present no health hazard as long as they remain below the “action levels” listed. Did you know that rodent hair is allowed to be in spices?
Just like insect fragments, rodent hairs are commonly allowed in spices: allspice, paprika, cinnamon, curry powder and marjoram can all contain a little rodent hair here and there.
Rodent hair is also allowed in peanut butter, popcorn, apple butter, chocolate, cocoa powder, corn meal and macaroni. Will this make you stop eating certain foods?