Sometimes the food you eat is trying to kill you. Not in the traditional sense, with saturated fat, refined sugars and cholesterol. There are a few foods out there that can literally end your life if improperly prepared, or at the very least make you terribly sick: the gallery below will show you the 10 most dangerous foods in the world. While you probably won’t encounter most of the items on this list during the normal course of your life, a few of them are surprisingly common. The old saying “you are what you eat” takes on new meaning when what you “eat” doesn’t really care who you are, and could potentially harm you. You should always take care when planning your diet for the day, especially if you’re not sure what you’re getting into. Many of us take pride in experimenting with adventurous new foods, especially when we travel abroad. But, as tempting as these mysterious delicacies can often appear, some of them can make us violently ill or even worse can be fatal. Here are the 10 most dangerous foods in the world you might want to avoid.