crumb(n) a very small piece of food, especially of bread or cake, that has fallen off a larger piece
She stood up and brushed the crumbs from her sweater.
shred [usually plural] a small thin piece that has been torn or cut from something synonym scrap
shreds of paper
His jacket had been torn to shreds by the barbed wire.
Cut the orange peel into thin shreds.
can I say "shreds of food" or "crumbs of paper"?
What are the difference between "shred" and "crumb"?