While the stalks of rhubarb are commonly eaten, the leaves contain oxalic acid, which can cause kidney failure if consumed in large quantities.
This root vegetable, popular in Africa, contains cyanide compounds that can cause poisoning if not prepared properly.
This fruit, popular in Jamaica, contains a toxin that can cause vomiting, seizures, and even death if consumed before it is fully ripe.
This Japanese delicacy, also known as pufferfish, contains a toxin that can paralyze the diaphragm and cause death by asphyxiation.
Consuming large amounts of nutmeg can cause hallucinations, seizures, and even death.
These berries contain a toxin that can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea if not cooked properly.
While honey is a natural sweetener, raw honey can contain botulism spores that can be harmful, especially to infants.
Raw or undercooked lima beans contain a toxin that can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
This tropical fruit can be harmful to people with kidney disease, as it contains a toxin that can lead to neurological damage.