Is Pepper Spray Actually Food?

November 23, 2011

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly got herself into some hot water by recently claiming that pepper spray was "a food product, essentially." Kelly was commenting about the now infamous pepper spray incident involving police officer John Pike at UC Davis over the weekend. 

Now, a petition has emerged calling on Kelly to consume a dose of pepper spray on her TV show. The incident has sparked a Internet meme, including some food-themed parodies. 



Foodista has looked at the effects of extremely spicy peppers before. Let's just say they can be nearly lethal.