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Ikan buntal or blowfish are a deadliest fish which has no antidote for its poison. The poison are called Teradoxin resides in its liver, ovary, gallstone n stomach. 1 blowfish could kill 30 adults but that is not a stop for people to eat blowfish.
In Japan, the dish made out of poisonous blowfish is called fugu. Only a few skilled chefs with certification Can served this dish. The chef needs to be an apprentice for 3 years before able to take examination serving fugu dishes. 70% of them fail examination every year. A number of individuals die each year from fugu poisoning due to incorrectly prepared fugu, usually by amateurs.
Last week, a man died of consuming blowfish poison. Nordin Sulong from Kg. Teluk Bidara, dungun Terengganu pass away in his bot while returning home for treatments. 4 others that were with him were poisoned too but they are not as severe as Nordin. Read More