Seven of the Deadliest Delicacies
Poisonous or dangerous food is considered a special delicacy by some cultures in several parts of the world. In most cases, a nice feast may turn into a deadly game of Russian roulette.
1):-“Fugu” or Pufferfish
This goes on top of my list as the world’s deadliest delicacy. Even a drop of toxin from a Pufferfish or Fugu (in Japanese) can immediately leave you paralyzed, followed by death.
2):-“San Nak Ji” or Live Octopus
A slight error during the removal of the toxic parts can allow the toxin to contaminate the entire flesh of the fish. Despite the risk of eating Fugu, it is reported that yearly,there are dozens of death from Fugu poisoning in Japan.
of eating this food is when the octopus is still moving with the tentacles sticking to the roof of the mouth. The challenge is to munch and swallow the live octopus
without choking. It is reported that there are on average of 6 deaths due to choking
(on live octopus), each year in South Korea.
This is one of the world’s popular staple food. Cassava is often used to make the
tropical delicacy in the form of tapioca starch or flour. However, if not properly
washed or cooked, cassava leaves and roots contain toxin called cyanide which is
fatal to humans even in small doses.
Ackee plant is originated from West Africa. Later, it was introduced to Florida, USA.
if consumed by humans.Somehow, the silver-stripe blaasop made its way to the eastern Mediterranean waters. In early 2007, there are about 10 reported deaths relating to the poisoning of the fish which include 8 in Egypt and 2 in Israel.
The giant Echizen jellyfish is a huge, poisonous jellyfish which moves in swarms in
the Japan waters. The jellyfish lives on tuna fish and this poses a problem as the
tuna supply is affected by the huge consumption. So, the solution is to catch the
jellyfish and turn it into a delicacy.