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Giant Foods Made For Breaking World Records Are Not Wasted

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Many of the Guinness World Records are delightfully silly. Especially the world records for comically large foods. But these foods are obviously impractical and expensive, and are seemingly wasteful. The good news? The people at Guinness established rules in 2011 that prevent these giant foods from going to waste. Learn what happens to the foods in the video below.

What Happens to Big Food Made to Break World Records?

They don't go to waste.

The World's Largest (Commercially Available) Hotdog

You can actually buy this thing.

Why Do We Throw Away So Much Food?

It's a major problem.

Written by Curiosity Staff October 11, 2016

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