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The World's 17 Most Dangerous Foods

THE WORLD'S 17 MOST DANGEROUS FOODS HOW TO EAT DO NOT EAT DEADLY FACTS DID YOU KNOW FUGU (PUFFERFISH) Can be eaten fried, raw (sashimi), fugu sake, boiled fugu or with miso. Up to 44 fatal incidents have been reported between 1996 -2006. In 2015, 5 men died after specifically asking for liver. Liver and internal organs contain the deadly poison, tetrodotoxin. JAPAN BULLFROG African nations eat the whole frog, not only the legs. Young frogs, who have not yet started to mate, are the most lethal. They carry a toxin that can cause kidney failure. Contains a variety of toxic substances. NAMIBIA ACKEE To be eaten fully ripe, without its seeds. In 2011, there were 35 poisoning cases. 1 in 1000 people Contains toxic black seeds develop ackee fruit poisoning each year in the Caribbean. and the poison, hypoglycin, which can cause the Jamaican vomiting sickness. JAMAICA SANNAKJI To eat raw. Make sure you chew, chew, chew! Around 6 people each year die as a result of choking whilst eating Sannakji. The suction caps maintain their gripping power even after the octopus' death. KOREA BLOOD CLAMS In Shanghai, it is only quicky boiled. More than 300,000 people were infected and 31 died in Shanghai in 1988. Contains many viruses and bacteria: Around hepatitis A, E, thyphoid, and dysentery. 15% of people that eat Blood clams get infected. CHINA HÁKARI Icelandic tradition: The shark doesn't have a kidney or urinary tract so toxic Rotten smelling shark from Greenland. substances are Cured for up to six months, cut into filtered to the skin. slices or pieces and served with rye bread. GREENLAND CASU MARZU Larvae can bore Sardinian tradition: through the intestinal walls causing Rotten cheese. The cheese is uncovered, allowing flies to lay eggs inside. severe illness. Maggots then cause the cheese's fermentation. ITALY ECHIZEN KURAGE This jellyfish lives on tuna, which is problematic for the Japanese tuna supply. The toxic parts must be removed. When cooked, it can be eaten without risk. As a result, the Japanese have delicacy out of the jellyfish. ma JAPAN PANGIUM EDULE Poisonous to humans Known as as they contain hydrogen cyanide. "the fruit that nauseates". To eat only after being boiled without their shells, and soaked in water, OR, boiling and burying in banana leaves and ash for a month. SOUTH EAST ASIA FESIKH Fermented fish eaten on the day of the spring festival Shem el-Nessim. Every year, Egyptians are rushed to the hospital due to poisoning. In 2015 six people have already been hospitalized. Traditionally eaten at the festival after being dried in the sun and fermented in salt for up to a year. 4 people died in 2009/2010. EGYPT CASSAVA (MANIOC) To eat boiled, fried, steamed, baked, grilled or mashed. 27 children from the Philippines died after eating cassava as a school snack in 2005. Contains a high concentration of linamarin, which turns to cyanide when eaten raw. SOUTH AMERICA MONKEY BRAINS Can contain an Available mainly in Asia. illness called Variant It can be eaten raw, cooked or Creutzfeldt- Jakob disease. baked. This can turn your brain into goo and cause death. ASIA ABSINTHE A liquid rather than a food that causes chaos. Addictive hallucinogen and psychoactive drug. A mixture of Blamed for causing social disorders, suicide, tuberculosis woodworm (contains the toxic chemical thujone), sweet fennel and and even epilepsy. sweet anise. EUROPE ELDERBERRIES To eat fully ripe and properly cooked, without leaves, twigs and seeds. Eating unripe elderberries or under-cooked, elderberries can cause severe diarrhoea and seizures. Contains cyanide in leaves, twigs and seeds. WORLDWIDE RAW CASHEWS Never eat them raw. Raw cashews contain urushiol, a chemical found in poison ivy. The "raw" cashew in Supermarkets are in fact steamed to High levels of urushiol can be remove this chemical. fatal. WORLDWIDE RHUBARB LEAVES Rhubarb leaves Symptoms of rhubarb poisoning include trouble breathing, contain oxalic acid, toxins that form deadly crystals in your kidneys. nausea, diarrhoea, eye pain, burning in the mouth and throat, red urine. WORLDWIDE STAR FRUIT For those with If you have bad kidneys, just 100 ml of this fruit's juice is poisonous because it contains neurotoxins that healthy kidneys, your body will be able to filter out the neurotoxins. affect the brain and nerves. WORLDWIDE mggamez Sources isherman/#.VcDEGFIViko

The World's 17 Most Dangerous Foods

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Raw octopus, bullfrogs, monkey brains, here’s some of the world’s most risky foods that would definitely be worth avoiding!


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