But I did not know until today that not all baby carrots are baby carrots.
Yeah, that was kind of my reaction too. It seems that some (probably most) baby carrots that we buy are actually baby-cut carrots, which are cut down from larger carrots. Supposedly, if they are not true baby carrots (those who are harvested while still young) it states "baby-cut carrots" on the bag.
Apparently there was an email going around telling people that baby carrots were not safe to eat, but Snopes debunked that. If you are interested in reading about the process that is used to make baby-cut carrots, click here.
Now you learned something new today too.
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