- By Nerdist
During the Cold War, the US detonated 1,054 nuclear bombs in its own backyard as a part of its weapons testing program. And while it’s difficult to imagine that many nukes detonating in a single country, their residual effects are relatively intuitive; for anyone who’s seen Chernobyl, anyway. Which is why it’s not that surprising to hear there are trace amounts of nuclear fallout in Americans’ food. Specifically, their honey.