Food The Grossest Foods In The World  

Robert Wabash
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List Rules Vote up the gross foods you can't believe people actually eat.

This is a list of the grossest foods that, I hope, many people will never touch. The things listed on here ar some of the grossest things you could ever imagine putting in your mouth, because, the thought of these items alone should make you sick and want to throw up. Yet, there are plenty of people who will treat these items as a delicacy but make no mistake about it, these foods are absolutely disgusting.

What are the grossest food in the world? Take a look here and you'll unfortunately (or fortunately) see what are the most digusting foods on the planet.
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Baby Mice Wine

Baby Mice Wine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Grossest Foods In The World
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This traditional Chinese and Korean wine is considered to be a "health tonic." Although this list is in no particular order, I must say that this has to be the grossest thing that anybody can bear to swallow.

When I hear the word "mice," I think of a flea-infested, dirty, little rodents parading the piss-filled streets of New York City. I'm sorry, but that's where they should be: out in the streets, not in my wine.

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The Most Disgusting Cheese in the World

The Most Disgusting Cheese in ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Grossest Foods In The World
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Casu Marzu is a type of cheese that has to be left in the sun until it becomes rotten and full maggots. The process of producing this cheese is considered a process of finely metered fermentation. Sometimes, when disturbed, the maggot larvae can "jump" for distances up to 5-6 inches—some prefer to scrape the larvae out before consuming for this reason. This maggot-infested cheese is so gross and unsanitary that it will not be found in any parts of America.

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A Soft Boiled Fetal Duck

A Soft Boiled Fetal Duck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Grossest Foods In The World
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This is called a Balut. It is a fertilized duck egg with an almost developed embryo in it. So how would someone eat this thing? Well, it's as simple as boiling an egg. In fact, that's exactly what you do: boil, peel, dip it in your choice of salt or vinegar, and then EAT IT.

However, don't be fooled by how it looks after you peel it; break it in half and you'll see an almost developed little duck, with feathers and a beak. Can you imagine taking a bite of this egg and pulling out Daffy's head from your mouth? Gross!
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Surströmming is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Grossest Foods In The World
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The Scandinavians land on this list once again. Surstromming is a Swedish staple consisting of fish that has been fermenting in a can of bacteria for an extended period of time. Horrifyingly, the fish's resulting stench is usually so foul that Swedes have to take it outside to eat it. We're not sure why anyone would continue to eat something after literally being forced out of their own home by how disgusting it is, but whatever. Apparently it goes well with sour cream. 
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