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10 Deadly everyday foods

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

Dangerous food

Though we assume the foods we buy at the supermarket and order at restaurants are safe to eat, TheDailyMeal.com is warning hungry consumers to beware of certain foods – some seemingly benign – that could send you to the hospital or worse! Here are 10 of the deadliest everyday foods.

1Unpasteurized honeyUnpasteurized honey

Before you stir that next tablespoon of honey into your tea, check to see if it's pasteurized. According to TheDailyMeal.com, because unpasteurized honey doesn't go through the pasteurization process in which harmful toxins are killed, it may contain grayanotoxin, which can lead to dizziness, weakness, excessive sweating, nausea, and vomiting. On that note, experts recommend not giving raw honey to children under the age of two-years-old because it puts them at risk for botulism.

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