The World’s Most Dangerous Cheese
March 22, 2021 10:00AM PDT
When I think of “World’s Most Dangerous Cheese,” I think of a mustachio’d hunk of cheese that wears an eye patch and has a knife in its mouth. This is much worse, I guess.
Just a head’s up? This is super gross.
Casu marzu is known as the world’s most dangerous cheese because…yugh….it’s full of…*holds back vomit* maggots.
This cheese from the island of Sardinia has been named the World’s Most Dangerous in the Guinness Book of Records.
Cheese skipper flies, Piophila casei, lay their eggs in cracks that form in cheese, usually fiore sardo, the island’s salty pecorino.
Maggots hatch, making their way through the paste, digesting proteins in the process, and transforming the product into a soft creamy cheese.
Nooooo, right? Even worse: people EAT this.
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