Fugu - The fish more poisonous than cyanide (Elite Havens Magazine)
"Human beings love to flirt with danger. It gives us an adrenaline rush that we unknowingly crave. This inherent need could possibly explain the popularity of fugu in Japan, a pufferfish that is known to be more poisonous than cyanide.
Famous and notorious in equal parts, fugu has been consumed in Japan and Korea for more than 2500 years, some tracing its consumption back 8000 years. But like everything else, the Japanese take the handling of this fish very seriously and there are strict laws and stringent processes around the preparation of fugu dishes in restaurants. The fish has been banned for consumption many times over the centuries and even now is highly regulated and carefully controlled....."
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