These common foods can be so dangerous, they can kill you
Safe handling and preparation of food is crucial to ensuring food safety, whether you’re a vendor at a farmer’s market or the world’s largest franchise. Any type of contaminated food could be life-threatening, but there are a number of foods around the world that require extreme care and precision during preparation to avoid causing severe illness or death. You’ve probably heard of fugu, the Japanese delicacy that must be prepared exactly right if you don’t want customers to asphyxiate in your dining room, but there are more than a few foods that can kill when not prepared correctly. Some of these foods are exotic delicacies that can be hard to find in Canada, while others are common staples in your pantry or dry goods storage. From fugu to kidney beans, here are eight of the world’s most dangerous foods.