Would you like a taste of death?
Are you a picky eater, or would you be willing to try anything once? If you’re anything like me, you’re hungry approximately 24/7 and always looking for that new and exotic flavor that will bring ecstasy to your tastebuds and fullness to your stomach. Well unfortunately, even once is enough to kill you if you aren’t careful. Farmers, chefs, servers, and eaters have a major responsibility to grow, prepare, package, serve, and eat food with care and dignity to ensure that the products we ingest are clean, safe, and edible. But for some people out there, half the fun is in the risk.
From some of the most common items you’d find in your fridge to the rarest of delicacies, these are the most dangerous foods in the world that people still love to eat.
They seem innocent enough, but for the millions of Americans living with a peanut allergy, these little legumes are no joke.
Peanut allergies account for the most food allergy deaths each year, and more kids are developing allergies to them by the day.
Though society practically shoves all things green down our throats, preparation and handling is key when it comes to getting a healthy fill of plants and vegetables.
Sprouts — those tiny little things typically adorning sandwiches and salads — have caused much more than their weight in damage over the years. Time after time they have led to outbreaks of salmonella, listeria, and E. coli.
Wait, what? While you may consume dozens of these at summer BBQs and ball games, hot dogs are a leading cause of food-related asphyxiations (17%) among children under the age of 10.
Choking aside, a report by the American Institute for Cancer Research found that if you were to eat one hot dog a day for an extended period of time, your risk of colorectal cancer would increase by 20% due to the processed meat.