World Food Day: 7 bizarre foods from around the world that are not for the faint-hearted

World Food Day is celebrated worldwide on October 16. It is celebrated every year to raise awareness of the issues

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The first World Food Day was observed in 1945 to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation. On the occasion of World Food Day, here are a few bizarre foods from around the world that are not for the faint-hearted.(Instagram)

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Penis Fish (South Korea): This is a South Korean genital-shaped dish that is typically eaten raw with a savoury sauce. (Instagram/@madi379)

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Surströmming (Sweden): This is a famous traditional Swedish dish that has a very pungent smell. It is made from the small herring, caught in the Baltic Sea during spring. (Instagram/@vlassska.fish)

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Surströmming (Sweden): This is a famous traditional Swedish dish that has a very pungent smell. It is made from the small herring, caught in the Baltic Sea during spring. (Instagram/@vlassska.fish)

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Kiviak (Greenland): This is a traditional food from Greenland that is made of auk birds which are then sealed in dead seal and are left for fermentation for up to three months. (Instagram/@therelocos)

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Birds Nest Soup (China): This soup is made from edible bird nests and is believed to have medicinal properties. (Instagram/@makan.wiki.sg)

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Hakarl (Iceland): This traditional Icelandic delicacy is fermented shark meat which is left to air dry for months. This is definitely not everyone's cup of tea since it has a very strong scent of ammonia. (Instagram/@rgb_foodie)

Updated on Oct 16, 2021 09:29 PM IST