From scorpions to maggot-infested cheese, these delicacies are only for the adventurous.
From garlic-sautéed garden snails in Paris, guinea pig in Ecuador or deep-fried scorpion in Beijing, there's a taboo snack for every taste bud. For wannabe "Fear Factor" contestants, or if you're just on the hunt for gross gastronomic delights, here's a list of icky delectables from around the world.
In Iowa, Christina Dreier and her husband often must choose between paying bills and buying enough food for their family. Food stamps and the local foo... More In Iowa, Christina Dreier and her husband often must choose between paying bills and buying enough food for their family. Food stamps and the local food pantry provide some relief, but sometimes the Dreiers' best efforts aren't enough. They are among millions of Americans who struggle with hunger, and those numbers are on the rise. Read more about hunger in the United States online in National Geographic magazine: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/hunger/ By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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