This fish also goes by the name of puffer fish and blow fish. Fugu contains tetrodotoxin, a poison for which there is no antidote. It must be prepared with a lot of care as not doing so can mean a certain death for the person consuming this fish. The poison paralyses the muscles and takes away the ability to breath. In order to be able to serve this dish, each chef has to go through three years of training.
Ackee plant is easily available in restaurants in Jamaica. They are pretty to look at and taste just fine. However, you should sure that only the yellow inside part is consumed and the red and black parts are left untouched. If they are consumed, they can cause a deadly drop in blood sugar level, making them extremely dangerous.
It is a special kind of cheese that is made in Italy and it is the process of its manufacturing that makes it dangerous. The preparation includes leaving the cheese in open air so that the fermentation process can speed up. There is always a possibility of flies and other insects laying eggs on them. If the cheese with maggots is eaten, they can eat the lining of the gut and cause severe muscle cramps and vomiting.
It is a wriggling octopus and is the cause of death for six people each year in Korea. One can choke on the suction cups of the octopus as they are prepared alive and there is a chance of the suction cups to get stuck in the throat.