10 Surprising Things That Bacteria Like to EatKeith Veronese5/24/12 1:00pmFiled to: Daily 10BacteriamicrobesGonadsfecestitanicastronautsISSCaffeineNuclear WasteTopFb271EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkYou've probably heard of necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating bacteria. But bacteria do not actually eat human flesh. They're actually trying to gobble up something a lot weirder. Here are ten of the stranger things bacteria naturally (and unnaturally) eat. You'll never look at dirty underwear the same way again. ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.