Neal

81 People Ended Up in the Hospital After Eating Guinea Pig at a Food Fest
81 People Ended Up in the Hospital After Eating Guinea Pig at a Food Fest

Being adventurous with food is all fine and good.  You just have to draw the line somewhere . . . and hopefully it’s before you start wondering how your PETS would taste.

On August 11th, there was a food festival in Minneapolis featuring cuisine from Ecuador . . . where apparently they eat some unusual things.

Case in point, 81 people showed up at area hospitals after chowing down on GUINEA PIG meat.

Apparently roasted guinea pig is a delicacy in Ecuador, and it’s described as tender and oily.  But I guess it’s tough to get the GOOD stuff over here, because all 81 people tested positive for salmonella poisoning.

The vendor that sold it is now facing fines.  And they might also have their permit revoked, because serving guinea pig meat was NOT approved by the festival.

(Daily Mail / Star Tribune / CBS Minnesota)

Recent Headlines

17 mins ago in Music

Lady Gaga rode her horse to a smoothie shop

Fresh
gaga301966329372

The "Born This Way" singer turned heads in Malibu, California over the weekend after shunning regular transportation in favor of riding her horse to the store.

24 mins ago in Music

Paul McCartney says he almost quit music in the early ’70s

Fresh
paulmccartney

In a new interview, the rocker reveals he went wild in the years after the Fab Four called it quits, and his band Wings helped him straighten out and rediscover his love for music.

28 mins ago in Entertainment

Tyler Perry moving to a farm

Fresh
tylerperry942732378140

The actor and filmmaker is planning to turn his new home in Georgia into a farm after cashing in on the record-breaking sale of his Atlanta mansion.

30 mins ago in Music

Usher, Christina Aguilera lend their voices to nature

Fresh
usher475475417332

The singers, who are both regulars on "The Voice," will be featured in a show called "Hello World!," a six-part series about the wonders of the natural world.

45 mins ago in Entertainment

WATCH: Hank Azaria doesn’t give a commencement address – he gives a performance

Fresh
10-overlay-8

"The Simpsons" star brings out some of his classic animated characters to address the graduates of Tufts University.

Recently Played