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What Is the World’s Most Dangerous Food?

by Elsa Stringer

Have you ever thought about the idea that food can be extremely delicious and dangerous at the same time? The truth is that, even though food in general can provide us with great pleasure, it can also be a threat to our health and well being.

Luckily, the amount of food that can actually kill a person is small. However, you should be careful with the food you are digesting. The following list contains the examples of food which can be threatening to your health, so you should consider taking a look.

1. Pufferfish


This Japanese dish can be extremely dangerous. In case it isn’t carefully prepared and cleaned it can kill you within seconds.

2. Sannakji (Live Octopus-Sashimi)


Sannakji (Live Octopus-Sashimi) if dangerous because it can cause choking if not chewed properly.

3. Absinthe


Absinthe contains woodworm which can cause hallucinations. This is the reason people should be extremely careful when consuming it.

4. Rotten Cheese


When talking about the rotten cheese, we are not talking about the usual cheese left in the fridge for too long. It actually refers to Sardinian dish or casu marzu, which is potentially dangerous because it can contain insect larvae. That is the reason why this cheese must not age for too long.

5. Cassava


Cassava is an African and South African dish. It is included in our list because it contains linamarin in case it is not properly cooked.

6. Ackee


Ackee is Jamaican fruit. The dangerous thing about this fruit is the fact that its seeds are poisonous. You should only eat this fruit in case it is ripe and prepared properly.

7. Death Cap Mushroom


The name of this mushroom pretty much speaks for itself. The Death Cap Mushroom is dangerous because it can damage your internal organs, such as your heart.