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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, 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.

5Dangerous foodElderberries

Don't eat the elderberry leaves, twigs, or seeds, nor eat these berries unripe, says Though the ripe berries are are often used in jams, jellies, and wines, the rest of the plant contains cyanide-producing glycoside, which can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, and even induce a coma.

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