17 Potentially Deadly Foods That Might Be in Your Kitchen

Your kitchen doesn’t seem like a threatening place, but some foods can kill you if you eat enough of them. Of course, eating most of these foods in lethal quantities would be tough, especially if you have some common sense. But if you’re curious, the following common foods can actually be deadly, especially one common fruit you may have in your fridge right now (on page 10).

1. Honey

Manuka honey in a black jar

Some pesticide might be taking the sweetness out of your honey. | iStock.com/yasuhiroamano

Sweetening your tea or baked goods with honey? Then, you probably want to know what the FDA found in samples of honey sold across the United States. The Huffington Post reports the agency found the pesticide glyphosate in samples of honey from various locations in the country.

Glyphosate is the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide and is the most widely used weed killer in the world. But the honey samples tested by the FDA all contained residue of the chemical, and some even showed levels double the limit allowed in the European Union.

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