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The 8 Most Dangerous Foods on Earth


You have to admit, human beings tempt fate in many ways—from bungee jumping to swimming with sharks. And even though eating these eight foods may not seem very extreme, let’s take a good look at why noshing on the following dangerous and in some cases even deadly, foods should be considered a health hazard…

1. Sannakji

If you’re one of those individuals who will try just about anything, consider turning your nose up at a traditional Korean dish known as Sannakji, or raw baby octopus, which is eaten live. Now baby octopus might not sound deadly until you consider that each of the squirmy tentacles are lined with mini suction cups that can latch on tightly on the way down choking you—on route from mouth to digestive system— unless you chew thoroughly.

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